Bacteria, sugars, and carbohydrates create acid and cavities in your child’s mouth. Tooth enamel gets stripped away, causing holes in your child’s teeth. Cavities require a visit to the dentist once they’ve formed, so the dentist can repair or replace the damage to your child’s teeth.
Preventing cavities with proper eating and habit forming will keep your kid’s teeth safe.
There are several things you can do to prevent cavities from forming in your child’s teeth. Teaching children about good oral hygiene habits at an early age is so important. In fact, as soon as your baby’s first teeth develop at six months old, it’s a good idea to start brushing and flossing.
Here are several recommended tips on preventing cavities in both children and adolescents:
As community leaders in oral health education and preventative services, Kool Smiles has everything your kids need to stay healthy. Since 2002, we have helped families in communities across the United States with dental care and education.
You can expect quality care, preventative services, and affordable payment options to meet your budget with Kool Smiles. Call us today to schedule an appointment.
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