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Top tips to prevent tooth cavities in babies and young children
21st February 2017
Smile – let’s see those teeth! Parents and caregivers may not know just how prevalent tooth cavities are amongst babies and young children. By following some straightforward, dentist- approved advice, children’s dental problems can be stopped before they start.
– For young infants, avoid using the bottle to help them sleep.
– Toddlers should be drinking water rather than sugary drinks or too much juice, and visit the dentist regularly –starting within their first year.
– For older children, showing them how to brush and floss their teeth well is the best prevention of harmful tooth decay – and keeping that smile healthy.
“Did you know that cavities are the most common childhood disease? Cavities in children are five times more common than asthma.”