Children are great learners and the information that they absorb now will stay with them into adulthood. This section has a wealth of useful information that will give your kids the basic training they need to look after their teeth and understand what’s good for them and what they should avoid.
Your child’s first or primary teeth are just as important as permanent teeth and require daily care just like everyone else’s.
Caring for your baby’s teeth needs to begin at birth. Teaching good habits early will set them up for life.
Diet is possibly the most important factor in your child’s oral health. It’s worth finding out exactly what’s good and what’s bad.
First Dental Visit
Find out when your child’s first dental visit should happen and learn a few techniques to ease any anxiety it may cause.
How To Brush
Your main weapon in the fight against tooth decay and other oral problems. Teach your kids the right technique.
How To Floss
Flossing can be fiddly but it’s worth teaching your child as it can significantly boost the effectiveness of a daily dental regime.
As much as 50% of the bacteria in the mouth live on the surface of our tongue.
Tooth Friendly Foods
Most people think that sweets and lollies are the only foods to blame for tooth decay but some other culprits will surprise you.
Tooth Friendly Drinks
It’s easy to name a drink that is bad for kids’ teeth but what are the effects of drinks that seem to be a healthy alternative?
Fluoride is a natural mineral that strengthens tooth enamel and protects against decay. Read about how it works in this section.
Dental First Aid
Accidents are unavoidable but you can reduce the impact of a dental trauma by following these tips.
Prevention is always better than cure and regular check-ups can save a lot of pain by catching any problems at an early stage.