February is National Kids Dental Health Month H

first_imgFebruary is “National Kids Dental Health Month.” Here are some guidelines for good dental health for your child:*Advertisement* Ages 4—24 months:• Every child should have their first dental appointment before age 1.• You should wash their gums with a wash cloth after each feeding.• You can brush new teeth with a soft brush and water.Ages 2—4 years:• After your child knows not to swallow toothpaste, they should brush their teeth for 2 minutes twice a day.• They should use a pea sized amount of fluoride toothpaste.• They should have a dental check-up every 6 months.5—7 years:• They should continue care as above.• They should add flossing as soon as 2nd teeth begin to touch.last_img

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