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5 Common Oral Health Mistakes Parents Make With Their Children's Teeth

5 COMMON ORAL HEALTH MISTAKES PARENTS MAKE WITH THEIR CHILDREN'S TEETH Top 5 Facts NOT SUPERVISING THEM Children's motor skills to brush effectively is not devel-oped until age 8. This means up until that time, parents should be directly involved in supervising their brushing and flossing habits to make sure they are performing the tasks correctly BEDTIME BOTTLES It's one of the easiest ways to cause tooth decay. Bedtime bottles keep sugar and bacteria levels elevated in the mouth, which leads to decay. SKIPPING THE FLUORIDE ADA now recommends even children aged 2 and under use fluoride toothpaste. Children aged 3 and under should only receive an amount equivalent to a grain of rice. IGNORING CAVATIES Cavities may affect your children in many ways. Untreated cavities may lead to many issues including poor speech w articulation, lack of sleep, low self-esteem ALLOWING SUGAR INFESTED DRINKS Many children are prone to drinking soda, sports drinks, fruit juices and other sugar infested drinks that leads to tooth decay. These drinks should be limited as much as Juice Drink fizzy possible. Nancy O Block, DDS

5 Common Oral Health Mistakes Parents Make With Their Children's Teeth

shared by nancyblock on Oct 07
Parents usually do some mistakes while taking care of their children. We mentioned some mistakes that need attention and proper care for child good oral health.


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