DENTAL TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN/PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

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DENTAL TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN / PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

How to Brush Children's Teeth to Have Healthy Teeth

Toothbrush with Soft Bristles Choose a Small Toothbrush with Soft Bristles with so many toothbrushes available for children, it can be confusing trying to decide which one is the best to have healthy teeth. The toothbrush that you decide to use for your child should be small enough to fit comfortably into your child's mouth, and should also have soft bristles.

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Use a Small Amount of Toothpaste

It's important not to use too much toothpaste. A pea size amount is fine because it doesn't create too much foam to interfere with brushing.

Best Position for Brushing

It is the easiest to stand behind or beside your child with your arms around their neck. Hold the toothbrush in a position that's comfortable for you.

Brush the Back Teeth First

The first 2 minutes of brushing should be focused on the child's upper and lower back teeth, where cavities usually develop first. Use short and circular motions, like you would with your own teeth, spending the most time on the chewing surfaces

Be sure to teach your child how to rinse, by swishing water around in his/her mouth and spit. Swallowing too much toothpaste could result in a condition known as Fluorosis which could cause white spots to form on the teeth.

Finish up Front

Finish the final minute of brushing by focusing on the upper and lower front teeth. Angle the toothbrush where it is comfortable and flexible. Remember to brush the sides facing the tongue, as well as the sides facing the lips.

Admire Your Child's Teeth

Congratulate your child for doing such a great job and compliment them on their beautiful and shiny teeth! Praising your child could boost their self esteem, and possibly get them interested in oral health.

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