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Promoting a Child’s Dental Hygiene

Updated: Dec 17, 2018

Promoting proper oral hygiene at an early age is critical for our children to boast white teeth and a healthy smile while avoiding unnecessary trips to the dentist.

Although cavities are the most common ailment of the younger generation, they are also the most preventable health condition. Parents must make certain that they teach their children proper dental maintenance techniques.

These habits can then provide a lifetime of strong and cavity-free teeth.

  • Toddlers should be taken to the dentist every six months in order to make sure that the correct cleaning habits are being followed.

  • Snack times should be limited so that a bright smile will not be jeopardised.

  • Dental sealants should be considered, as these can help prevent cavities in early molars.

"A healthy mouth is important to a child’s growth and development."

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For further information or advice contact College Street Dental Centre in Petersfield, Hampshire on 01730 263180


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