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Oral Hygiene: Caring for your child's teeth

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Is it advisable to floss our toddlers daily? From what age should we start flossing them?
I think flossing should only start after milk teeth have gone. At such a young age the gums are still very sensitive.
maybe not yet at such a young age cos they still have milk teeth. I just brushed my son's teeth with a soft tooth brush 2x a day
Usually from what I understand, so long as you have side by side teeth, u can start flossing but don't allow the kids to do it themselves as I feel it is dangerous. Help them with it until maybe when
You can start flossing as soon as two teeth grow in side by side. But that is only if you can get your toddler to stay still and pay attention to how flossing is done properly. Flossing can be quite d
Chinese believes that having pacifiers on all the time with young infants would cause "bux bunny teeth", is that true?
Not true. Stop it earlier rather then a later stage.
ya it's true, at least according to one doctor we asked, it's minor effect (compared to genetics) but it does impact.
I have heard of this too. And because of that, i never allowed both my kids to use pacifiers.
From what I've gathered, it is unlikely that this will damage the alignment of their teeth or jaws, at least not till their permanent teeth start emerging (which is around five or six). Pay attentio
I've heard this from my grandparents too. They always say that long term pacifier use and thumb sucking can cause problems with the proper growth of the mouth and alignment of the teeth. But I rec
How to teach kid's a routine to make sure they are brushing every part of their mouth in the most effective manner? Any videos or tips on how to do this?
By doing it with you lo everyday!!! I have been doing it together with my 3 year old. And i make it fun. Ill sing a song and make silly faces whilst doing it with him. Its hard to ensure they brus
Oh I love this question! This reminds me of the time my 3 year old cousin is learning to brush her teeth. Her mom would play this video non stop: And
Try incorporating song while they brush and get them to act out parts of the song : for example placing toothpaste on a toothbrush and brushing for 30 seconds on one side - counting...
I know some food that must be avoided when it comes to protecting my kids' teeth. But is there any food best to maintain its cleanliness?
Apples! When you eat an apple, it stimulates saliva in your mouth, which rinses away bacteria and food particles. Moreover, the fibrous texture of the fruit also stimulates the gums. I also read that
How do I take care of my 8 month old baby teeth?
You can start brushing your baby's teeth. Be sure to use toothbrush and toothpaste appropriate for babies. You can consider Earth's Best Toothpaste for children. It is suitable for children from s
Do I need to use toothpaste when caring for my baby's first teeth?
When dealing with the task of cleaning baby's first teeth, use a soft-bristled baby toothbrush or finger brush. Be gentle -- and at this stage no toothpaste is necessary, just water, unless recommende
When should I start brushing my baby's teeth?
If you have seen your baby's first tooth emerging from the gums, you can start by wiping with a soft moistened washcloth or piece of gauze, twice a day especially after meals and before bedtime, When
I heard flossing is a scam and doesn't do anythjng for dental hygiene, is that true?
I love this question because I often wonder too. I don't particularly floss regularly haha and when I get chided by others because of it, I tell them it's a waste of time because I reckon brushing my
My son over the past few months had a few falls and chipped his front tooth. It also bled. He's about 20mths old. Should we bring him to the dentist or just leave it? He has never been to the dentist
if bb is okay and no adverse effects on his gums or general mouth area, its okay. think no need to go to the dentist. even if the tooth is chipped, it is still his baby tooth. it will fall out anyway
Yung front teeth ng 8 year old ko kakatubo lang pero di pantay nakaangat yung isa. Braces ba agad ang kailangan?
Better wait for all permanent teeth to come out first then consult an orthodontist if your child can already wear braces. I remember my youngest sister, she was 11 na when she had her braces. I guess