As a manager in a dentist office, is common to think that I am an expert in the matter. But no, definitely I have learned more about since my son got his braces than ever. Healthy pink gums can quickly become red and swollen from poor oral hygiene. Yes, it happens to dentist’s kids too. So, I started to read more about and found some interesting information that can come handy for you.
February is the Child Dental Care Month and we want to help you to take care of your little ones!
Most of the parents thin that is ok to wait a little bit, but there's no need to wait until a baby actually has teeth to lay the foundations for good oral or general health. Good nutrition and oral hygiene can start right away.
Did you know?
A baby's primary teeth begin forming before birth — at about the sixth week of pregnancy, and begin mineralizing at around the third to fourth month of pregnancy. To ensure proper dental development, the mother's diet must be adequate in all nutrients, especially calcium, phosphorous, and protein.
Here are some other tips that can help you making work on your child dental care.
Did you know that one in 12 Americans has asthma?
This respiratory condition can increase your chances of developing cavities, gum disease and oral sores, but with the right preventive measure, you can lower these risks and maintain a healthy mouth.