How to Care for Baby Teeth Age 0-24 months


How to Care for Baby Teeth Age 0-24 months

Glad Child : Generally, dental disorders in children is one of the disturbances in the process of children growth and development. Since baby teeth begin to grow, parents must take responsibility to clean their baby teeth. Although children’s teeth are just baby teeth whose existence is only temporary, but the health of milk teeth affect the dental health of children in the future. Therefore, as parents need to know how to care for your baby teeth as a baby in the right way, for oral health of children is resolved.

How to care for the baby’s mouth at the age of 0-6 months :

  •     Clean your baby’s gums with a damp cloth, at least twice a day
  •     Do not allow your baby to sleep while drinking milk with a bottle of milk
  •     Finished breastfeeding, remember to clean the baby’s mouth with a damp cloth
  •     Do not add a sweet taste in the bottle of milk with honey or something sweet.

How to care for the baby’s mouth and teeth at the age of 7-12 months :

Ask your pediatrician or your dentist if your baby is getting enough fluoride
Remember to clean your baby’s mouth with a damp cloth (not wet at all), after feeding
Do not let the baby sleep with a bottle of milk (while drinking milk from a bottle) except water
Give the baby water if you want to drink milk beyond schedule
When teeth begin to grow, start clean with a damp cloth. Clean every surface of the tooth and gum line between teeth with him carefully, because the food was often left on the surface
When baby teeth begin to grow, start using a small toothbrush with soft surface and the nylon material
Do not use toothpaste and remember to always wet the toothbrush with water
Check with your child’s teeth to the dentist, after 6 months from the first tooth erupts, or when age children a year

How to care for the baby’s mouth and teeth at the age of 13-24 months :

Begin introducing fluoride toothpaste
Do not let the child sleep with a bottle of milk while drinking milk from a bottle, except water
Use a pea sized toothpaste green
Brush teeth at least twice a day after breakfast and before bed at night
Use a soft toothbrush from nylon material
Replace toothbrushes every three months or when the brush hairs are damaged
Be a role model by practicing good oral health habits maintain and perform routine checks to the dentist every 6 months
Familiarize children to eat healthy snacks such as fresh fruit and fresh vegetables
Avoid snacks that contain sugar.

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