The Importance Of Dental Care For People Of All Ages

Written by Metro Dental. Posted in Dentist, Tooth extractions, Tooth pain

Dental care is as important as caring for any other aspect of your health, no matter what your age might be. In fact, even the very youngest of children should be taught how to properly care for their teeth from as early of an age as is possible. As soon as the first teeth erupt – which can sometimes be as early as only after a few months of life, though this will certainly vary from child to child – it is important to “brush” them, wiping them off using a warm washcloth and water. As the child enters toddlerhood, a small toothbrush and a fluoride free and safe to swallow toothpaste can be used, though it is hugely important to recognize that children should not be using toothpaste that has fluoride in it until they surpass their second birthday.

In addition to this, regular dental check ups should begin by the time that a child has reached this same second birthday, either with a pediatric dentist or even just at a local Continue Reading No Comments