When It’s Time for Professional Help
Kids generally get their baby teeth around 6 months and lose them until age 12
Choose a soft-bristled toothbrush
Use a pea-sized amount of flouride toothpaste
REMIND YOUR CHILD NOT TO SWALLOW
Hold the brush along the gumline at a 45º angle
Start by brushing the inside surfaces
Finish by brushing the outside surfaces
Always move side-to-side, top to bottom
Don't let your baby fall asleep with a bottle of juice, milk or formula.
Rub gums with:
Prevent it by:
Avoid soreness/bleeding by:
if your child experiences complications, see a dental professional.
This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.