To coincide with Children’s Dental Health Month, we asked registered dental hygienist Anaid Deti to share her best oral hygiene tips for kids from babies to teens.
Oral hygiene is a priority the moment your baby is born (yes, even before they have teeth!) and it’s important to create a...
As a parent, I believe helping our children to have a lifetime of
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The first permanent teeth to erupt are the first permanent molars, often called six-year molars, since this is the approximate age when they appear. They almost always erupt without any symptoms.
These are permanent teeth and will not be replaced, so great care must be taken to immediately include...
Almost all decay can be prevented, although some children are more susceptible than others.
The surfaces of the teeth are sites for continual deposits of plaque. Plaque consists of a combination of bacteria and salivary proteins which stick to the teeth. The bacteria in plaque ferment and produce acids...
Oral cleansing may begin even before your baby's teeth start to erupt. Wipe the gums with a clean piece of gauze after each bottle or breast feeding. This not only cleans the mouth, but it accustoms your baby to oral cleaning procedures at an early age.
The change from...