Oral Care for Children

Articles

  • Oral Care During Orthodontic Treatment

    Orthodontic treatment is an important investment for your future. Everyone helping with your orthodontic care wants you to have the best results possible. While you are wearing braces, it is essential that you take care of your teeth and gums. This brochure explains why and how.
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  • Oral Health For Infants And Toddlers

    Children´s primary (baby) teeth are important for many reasons. They play a vital role in healthy diet, learning to speak and showing a child´s unique personality. In addition, primary teeth keep the correct spaces for the permanent (adult) teeth to move into later on. For all these reasons, it is important to take good care of the primary teeth.
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  • Oral Health For Children 3-12

    By 3 years of age, your child will have all 20 primary (baby) teeth. The primary teeth are important for many reasons and need to be taken care of until the adult teeth replace them. From about 6-12 years of age your child will lose all the baby teeth as the permanent teeth emerge.
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  • Importance of Childhood Oral Hygiene & the Role of Parents

    The foundation for healthy permanent teeth in children and teenagers is laid during the first years of life. Poor diet, poor habits of food intake and inadequate toothbrushing habits during the first 2 years of life have been shown in several studies to be related to tooth decay in children. The development of caries in primary teeth further increases the risk of developing caries in permanent teeth.
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