ORAL HYGIENE2018-08-02T03:48:40+00:00

ORAL HYGIENE

Prevention oral hygiene – 4 steps

Step 1 – Tooth Brushing

Brush children’s teeth TWICE a day once they appear through the gums

Oral Hygiene - Twice a day

EXTERNAL LINKS

BRIGHT FUTURES ORAL HEALTH POCKET GUIDE

ORAL HEALTH PROMOTION APPS

Step 2 – Toothpaste

Always use fluoride toothpaste, and how much should I use?

For children under 3 years

For children from 3 to 5

For children above 5

Remember: 

After brushing, encourage children to spit out, but don’t let children rinse/eat/drink for 30 minutes after brushing.

Step 3 – Floss

Floss teeth where adjoining teeth touch.

Step 4 – Communication

Chat with your dentist about whether your child needs the protection of Tooth Mousse (calcium crème)