Did you know that the most common childhood disease isn?t asthma, obesity diabetes or allergies? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has identified tooth decay as the number one chronic childhood condition and it is completely preventable.
Good Oral Health for Children
The foundation for a beautiful smile begins with consistent dental care at home. This includes brushing and flossing on a regular basis. The best methods of brushing and flossing for children depend a great deal on their age.
Babies can have their teeth brushed with specially designed brushes made specifically for them using fluoride free toothpaste until the age of three. Children should have their teeth brushed twice a day with a pea-size amount of fluoride toothpaste as soon as they are able to spit out the excess and refrain fr