Watching your new baby’s teeth grow in can be an exciting time. However, if you’re first time parents, you might not know how to take care of your baby’s teeth. Although you may think that it is not necessary to emphasize good dental habits until adult teeth begin to come in around age six, baby teeth act as placeholders for the permanent teeth, and damage to them can cause substantial problems later in life. If you want to help your child stay healthy and start off on the right foot when it comes to taking care of themselves, here are a few tips for taking care of your baby’s first teeth.
Dental health is incredibly important for children’s overall health, and yet it often goes overlooked. Use these tips to keep your children happy and healthy as their first set of teeth grow in, and to get them ready to take care of their future permanent teeth.