Milk Teeth: Tips for Parents

Milk teeth begin to develop since pregnancy (6th month)? They are hidden in the gums, the first tooth coming out, usually at age 6 months. There are some kids that their teeth appear sooner or later. Find out why milk is important for healthy teeth and how to take care of them.
Role of milk teeth – Milk teeth health is more important than most parents think. Their health depends on the development of jaw and permanent teeth. Although milk teeth will be replaced by permanent ones, this must take place at the right age. If the milk tooth is removed too early, neighboring teeth tend not to be positioned correctly and will grow crooked. If the tooth is removed too early, remaining space should be maintained with a breeder of space.
First visit to dentist – Experiences of painful or unpleasant teeth can have negative influences on his psyche. To prevent unpleasant experiences, it is necessary first contact with your dentist to take place in an early age, and familiarity with the dental office to be realized gradually.
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends the first dental visit to be made between 6 months and 1 year, early attention paid to dental problems can prevent premature loss of teeth affected by caries, statistics show that over 20% of little ones already have caries at the age of one year and a half – so-called “bottle caries”, and this percentage is growing. Up to 67% of children aged between three and seven years have tooth decay.
Cavities – Milk teeth are more prone to tooth decay because they do not yet have a solid enamel, children consume sweets and many fail to clean their teeth properly. Preventing them is important, therefore dental visit should be made in advance.
In case of caries, treatment is similar to that conducted in adults. If your baby fell and he broke a tooth, take him immediately to the dentist for treatment.
Care Tips – A specialist in general dentistry, offers some tips for keeping your teeth healthy:
* Brushing should be done at least twice daily, morning and evening before bedtime;
* After brushing, the use of protective fluoride varnish;
* Consumption of sweets should be limited;
* After your child eat sweets, it is advisable to brush his teeth;
* Floss is not recommended, because it is difficult to use, and hurt the gums;
* Replace toothbrush every 3-4 months;

Milk teeth begin to develop since pregnancy (6th month)? They are hidden in the gums, the first tooth coming out, usually at age 6 months. There are some kids that their teeth appear sooner or later. Find out why milk is important for healthy teeth and how to take care of them.
Role of milk teeth – Milk teeth health is more important than most parents think. Their health depends on the development of jaw and permanent teeth. Although milk teeth will be replaced by permanent ones, this must take place at the right age. If the milk tooth is removed too early, neighboring teeth tend not to be positioned correctly and will grow crooked. If the tooth is removed too early, remaining space should be maintained with a breeder of space.
First visit to dentist – Experiences of painful or unpleasant teeth can have negative influences on his psyche. To prevent unpleasant experiences, it is necessary first contact with your dentist to take place in an early age, and familiarity with the dental office to be realized gradually.
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends the first dental visit to be made between 6 months and 1 year, early attention paid to dental problems can prevent premature loss of teeth affected by caries, statistics show that over 20% of little ones already have caries at the age of one year and a half – so-called “bottle caries”, and this percentage is growing. Up to 67% of children aged between three and seven years have tooth decay.
Cavities – Milk teeth are more prone to tooth decay because they do not yet have a solid enamel, children consume sweets and many fail to clean their teeth properly. Preventing them is important, therefore dental visit should be made in advance.
In case of caries, treatment is similar to that conducted in adults. If your baby fell and he broke a tooth, take him immediately to the dentist for treatment.
Care Tips – A specialist in general dentistry, offers some tips for keeping your teeth healthy:
* Brushing should be done at least twice daily, morning and evening before bedtime;    * After brushing, the use of protective fluoride varnish;    * Consumption of sweets should be limited;    * After your child eat sweets, it is advisable to brush his teeth;    * Floss is not recommended, because it is difficult to use, and hurt the gums;    * Replace toothbrush every 3-4 months;

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