Brushing teeth is an important thing in protecting your baby’s teeth, especially preventing tooth decay. Let’s find out with Bach Hoa Xanh what mothers need to prepare to train their baby to love this habit.
first When should you practice brushing your baby’s teeth?
In fact, oral hygiene for babies is something that mothers need to do right away after a few days of birth. The way to do it is to use a soft cloth to clean the baby’s gums. Especially for babies who drink formula, mothers need to do it more often and regularly.
According to information from the British Ministry of Health, in children who are gradually practiced good oral hygiene habits, their teeth often grow earlier, develop better and reduce anorexia in babies.
2 Amount of toothpaste safe for children
Babies from 13 years oldshould take the amount of toothpaste equal to 1 long grain of milk is just enough. Still young 36 years old should be taken in quantity with peacock peas.
3 How to take care of your baby’s teeth
If you find that your baby has abnormal teeth and gums (including bad breath), you should also bring it to the dentist for a checkup. Regularly consult a dentist when your baby is 1 year old.
After your baby starts to get his first tooth, you should practice brushing your baby’s teeth 2 times a daythe most important session is the evening.
Use toothpaste and toothbrush suitable for the age of the child. Do not use adult toothbrush or toothpaste for children.
4 Things parents need to pay attention to when babies start eating solids
Do not give your baby cakes or sweets, chocolates, even energy-boosting cakes, or high-protein cakes in the evening.
You should limit your child’s intake of carbonated soft drinks and drinks with added sugar.
When feeding your baby, do not finish chewing the food and then give it to your baby to eat again, thus increasing the risk of tooth decay in children.
Do not breastfeed or drink milk too full, because if it is too full, it will not be good for the baby’s digestive system, causing heartburn affecting the teeth.
After each meal or dinner, parents should clean their baby’s teeth carefully.
Practicing the habit of brushing your baby’s teeth in the first few months of life is quite important for your baby. If parents practice regular habits, later on, the child will take the initiative to take care of their own teeth, which will help parents much less hard work.