Dental care and good dental hygiene must be a part of your preschooler’s daily routine. This will keep their teeth and gums healthy and free from disease, and will also start a good habit for the future.
Brushing your preschooler’s teeth
How to select toothpaste for your preschooler?
Several varieties of toothpastes are available in the market. Most of toothpaste available in the market contains fluoride, but the amount of fluoride varies from paste to paste. Remember that too much of fluoride can cause tooth decay. Consult your child’s dentist regarding the toothpaste for your child.
Tooth decay or dental caries is a common childhood disease. First dental visit is recommended when a child is about one year old, but most children don’t visit a dentist until they have a problem.
Your child should have regular dental check ups.
Tips to prevent dental caries include
Tips to prevent dental health problems in you child
If you have caries or gum disease, your child may be at higher risk as well for dental problems. Taking measures that keep your child's teeth and gums healthy will minimize their chances of having to deal with teeth, gums and other oral health problems. If your child has any problem in tooth or gums visit your dentist.
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