Parents feel very confused that baby has dental caries when he is only two years old. In fact, except for some bad eating habits, do not clean the teeth properly is a main reason of dental caries. Parents should educate their children to brush teeth after meals in a timely manner. It can not only clean teeth and remove plaque, but also play a role in massaging the gums to facilitate tissue metabolism and improve gum disease resistance.
It is recommended that pay attention to clean the mouth from baby’s birth. Every time after drinking milk, it is best for baby to drink few sips of water to wash mouth. Baby will start teething and begin to eat some food supplement from six months old. It is time to help them to brush teeth. Parents can use baby teeth toothbrush to brush their teeth and buy soft infant toothbrush special for baby after one year old to let them imitate adults. After three years old, baby needs to brush teeth every day and night and wash mouth after meals.
Parents not only need to let children love to brush teeth, but also to guide children brush teeth properly. Incorrect brushing will not help to clean teeth. Generally, baby will grasp the basic brushing skills at least until three years old. As the children’s brushing knowledge is mainly from parents, parents must know how to brush teeth properly.
Generally, the bristles should be placed near the sides of gums and make it inclined 45 ° with teeth. At least brush teeth for three minutes can clean teeth well. Parents should tell children not to brush teeth widthwise because it will hurt our teeth. In addition, before children have learned to brush teeth, it is acceptable not to use toothpaste. The first toothpaste for children is necessary to be baby care products and best can be swallowed.