Dental Care for Babies


Good Habits

Brush as soon as the first tooth appears, x2 daily, using a smear of fluoride toothpaste the size of a grain of rice. Always wipe your baby's mouth instead of rinsing and avoid sharing utensils or dummies in your mouth before giving to your baby, as this can cause a transfer of bacteria.


Did You Know?

TOOTH DECAY can occur due to prolonged exposure of babies teeth to drinks that contain sugar e.g. a bottle at night.

BREAST FEEDING is much better as it helps to produce a better bite and reduces bottle caries but you can still get tooth decay.

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