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Oral Health Care Tips for Baby’s Teeth and Gums

teeth health smile dentistParents should work extra hard to ensure that baby’s teeth and gums stay healthy. Start brushing baby’s gums to keep the mouth clean.

Key takeaways:

  •  Parents should start early dental visits every six months to ensure baby has well-cared-for, healthy teeth.
  •  Avoid giving baby sugary drinks close to bedtime to safeguard them from getting tooth cavities.
  •  Only use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste when brushing your toddler’s teeth.

Babies, just like adults and older children, need their gums and teeth brushing regularly. Keep your baby’s mouth healthy and clean by making a twice daily habit of brushing their gums and teeth.

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Dr Ashley Davenport BDS MFGDP(UK)

I qualified as a dentist in 1995 and can honestly say that I have been doing a job that I love for the past 20 plus years. Most people who know me well know that dentistry is a passion for me and that if I won the lottery I would still want to have some dentistry in my life. I get huge satisfaction from treating patients and making a difference to ...

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