Saturday, 7 June 2014

How to Train your Baby to Brush Teeth

It is very important for parents to take care of their kid's teeth, as, teeth are not only important for health but also for their cute and beautiful smile. Now the question is when to start cleansing the teeth and why it is important to take care for baby teeth or milk teeth that do not last even for a decade and baby would have new permanent teeth at age of 6 or 7 years?

The answer is very simple. The most common disease among  kids is tooth decay. Therefore we can do good for our kids to fight against the cavities, by training them properly for the maintenance of their teeth.

A toddler have twenty primary teeth that are for few years. But milk teeth are as important as adult or permanent teeth, because, milk teeth are basically guide for adult teeth. If a child lost his baby teeth due to decay than he would not have enough space for adult teeth to be appear. other than this the child will suffer from infection and pain and other problems related to teeth. Therefore it is very important to take care for the baby teeth.

When a baby to start brushing teeth: 

The parents should clean the gums of their infants before appearing the teeth. You should clean their gums with soft cloth, gauze or infant sized toothbrush after every feeding. When your baby have first teeth at the age of 6 or 7 months you should have a visit to a dentist. And set up a proper routine of brushing teeth twice a day; after breakfast and before sleep. The tooth brush should be soft and small headed. Brush your baby's teeth with water, don't use tooth paste until your child learn spitting.

When a child become 2 or 3 years old he should brush his teeth by himself.You can trained him for self brushing by many ways. When you yourself brush your teeth, give brush in his hand and do brush  together.
Or set a proper time for his brushing and make him follow the routine and properly guide him how to brush his teeth. 
In short the tooth brush training is necessary for the toddlers for their hygiene and beautiful smile.

Note: If you have some tips for training a baby to brush his teeth please share in comments.  

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