BABY TEETH – How do I take care of them?
Having a baby is hard enough, then you have to worry about their mouth! Here are some useful tips and a Baby Teeth Chart that can serve as a guide for you!
WHAT TO EXPECT at the first visit
Your child should see the dentist when you can see the first molar appear (13 – 18 months). This quick appointment will
Check their growth and development
Look for cavities
Review their oral hygiene routine
Advise Parents on what they can expect
TIPS from Dr. Angart
FIRST visit when the 1st molars appear.
Limit juice consumption
Off of the bottle by 1 year old
Brushing Twice Daily
Toothpaste should be the size of a grain of rice
Switch to a fluoride toothpaste when the first molar appears. (See toothpaste tip!)
If you struggle to brush your child’s teeth, watch
^^^THIS VIDEO for some help!^^
Please call us to schedule your child’s first appointment with us!
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