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Children Teeth Care

In fact, baby tooth decay is one of the most common oral health problems in children. Tooth decay at this age, if not treated promptly, can cause difficulties in eating, language development, and affect the development of the oral cavity. So what can parents do to prevent this situation? Discover the best tips for your child's oral health.

Why is children's oral health important?

The mouth is the entrance for water and food, and provides oxygen for breathing. However, through the mouth, we also come into direct contact with thousands of microorganisms that can cause disease. Good oral hygiene habits help control and prevent the growth of most of these bacteria.

Similar to adults, daily care of teeth and gums, along with the correct use of oral hygiene products, is very important for children. By educating children about oral hygiene, we help them realize that it is an indispensable part of daily life. Thanks to this, children can implement this good habit themselves and maintain it for life.

Tips for caring for children's oral health

Below are some important recommendations to help children with daily dental care

Start brushing your teeth early
It is important to start taking care of your teeth from an early age. Parents need to take on the responsibility of brushing their children's teeth from the moment their baby teeth first begin to grow, and continue to support them until their children can carry out this habit on their own.

Turn brushing your teeth into a game
Make oral hygiene a fun family experience! Create a lively music space, invent dances or other creative activities to encourage children to participate in the process for minutes full of fun and stimulation.

Choose the right toothbrush and toothpaste
Choose a toothbrush and toothpaste appropriate to your child's age. Toothbrushes should have soft bristles, small areas and should be changed every 3 months. Let children choose their favorite color to create their motivation to use

Learn proper tooth brushing technique
Ensuring that children brush their teeth properly is important. Make sure they spend at least 2 minutes each time brushing their teeth and check that children have used the correct technique. It is necessary to cover the entire surface of all teeth to remove food debris and prevent biofilm formation on teeth and gums.

Use appropriate accessories
Besides choosing the right toothbrush, choosing toothpaste is also very important and needs to be appropriate for the child's age. The fluoride content in toothpaste needs to be adjusted to suit the child's growth stage. Right from the moment the first tooth erupts, using dental care products such as Calcium Fluor KIN will help protect your child's teeth. Once your children turn 5 years old and is no longer at risk of swallowing toothpaste, add mouthwash to their daily routine.

Maintain a healthy diet
Foods high in sugar are often the main cause of tooth decay in children. To keep your child's teeth healthy, maintaining a healthy diet is undeniable.

Hopefully the above article has helped you get useful information about children's dental care. The earlier you start teaching your children, the easier it will be for them to acquire good habits. So don't hesitate to follow these tips for oral health in children, starting now.

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