Archive for October 17, 2013

Avoiding Tooth Decay in Children Starts With the Parents

Written by Prevent Tooth Decay on October 17th, 2013. Posted in Homepage

How to you prevent tooth decay

It is one thing to know how to prevent tooth decay in children, it is another thing entirely to pull it off. About 23% of children in the United States, between the ages of two and 11, have tooth decay that is not yet treated. Getting your child to brush their teeth can be more like pulling teeth, but it is up to you to teach your children proper dental care, and to get them off to a good start. Read on for three tips on how to prevent tooth decay in children.

  1. What are the ways to prevent tooth decay in children?
  2. It starts with good oral and dental care from birth! After your child is born, use gauze to wipe down their gums after a feeding, and bring them to the dentist just after their first birthday. At two years of age you should start supervising your child as they brush thei