Prevent your kid’s teeth from cavities
There are many children suffering with cavity. Here are Tips to prevent your kid's teeth from cavity.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Prevent Your Kid’s Teeth from Cavities
One of the unmet health needs of kid’s is a dental care. Cavity free kids are the dream of our nation. This
can be true by giving the importance of oral health. Baby teeth can get cavities and can develop dental
As per health department reports, cavities are a chronic disease five times more than asthma. More
than half of children have cavities. Children of 3 to 4 years have chances of getting cavities which can
lead to other serious dental issues.
As the cavities are the results of a bacterial infection. It leads to demineralization of teeth. The
demineralization can result in cavities because the enamel is not supported and collapses. It can spread
an infection and cause severe pain and infection in children. As healthy baby teeth support infant and
toddler eating, speech development and create a healthy base for permanent teeth.
Here are few tips given by best dentist in Gurgaon, for preventing cavities:
The good news is that, cavities are preventable. Kid’s dentist recommends the following tips:
Mothers and pregnant women should make sure that their mouths are healthy by getting a
dental test and adopting a good oral hygiene. This reduces diffusion of cavity germs from
mothers to kids.
Never put soda or sweetened drinks in a baby bottle. Use breast milk, water, or formula only.
Don’t give juice, meal or snacks etc until 12 months.
Encourage your children to drink from a cup from a cup by the first birthday.
Give healthy snacks, such as milk, yogurt, peanut butter, cheese, fruits, and vegetables. Limit
consumption of sweets in quantity and frequency.
Gently wipe gums and inside the mouth, every day before baby teeth appear after feeding and
before going to bed with clean warm water.
If your kid uses a pacifier, never have dipped it in any sweet thing like honey or sugar. If it falls
on the floor then clean it with hot water and soap instead of cleaning with your mouth.
Encourage your kids to brush their teeth twice daily and floss daily.
Kids of 2 to 5 years should use pea sized toothpaste for brushing their teeth.
Visit, twice a year to your dentist and adopt the advice given by them.
It is the parents’ responsibility, to keep their kids’ cavity free. So, take a first step earliest and keep them
healthy. To get more detailed information about kid’s cavity, visit us at Dr Khullar’s Dental Clinic.