Helpful Baby Dental Care Tips
Is your little one finally getting their baby teeth? If so, then you will want to tune in to this helpful video. This video goes over the top child dental care tips for babies.
When we think of our babies, dental care probably isn’t the first thing on our minds. Making sure your baby gets the right dental care is important for their health down the road.
The first tip you should consider following is allowing your baby to breastfeed. This helps with the baby’s muscles that form the jaw bone and lower face. Another helpful tip is to be frugal with pacifiers. Try and hold off as long as you can when it comes to pacifiers. You don’t want them to rely on a pacifier because it can cause the teeth to shift forward over time.
If you can, try to avoid teething remedies such as benzocaine and numbing gels. This can be harmful to your baby if they ingest it. Additionally, it’s a good idea to bring them in during one of your dental visits to get them used to the office. If they see you as a parent getting your teeth cleaned, it can make them more comfortable when they have to start getting teeth cleanings in the future.
These were just a few tips you can follow to ensure your baby grows a healthy smile. Watch the full video to learn about all the tips and tricks when it comes to child dental care!