Navigation Links
Baby's First Toothbrush Should Be a Cotton Swab

New parents should waste no time starting their child's dental care, says German magazine "Baby and Familie". It advises cotton swabs to clean a baby's first teeth. //Once a child has four or five teeth, switch to a baby toothbrush.

Parents can start teaching their children about toothbrush use at age three. Most children of that age only manage to clean the surface of the teeth, meaning parents have to help out with the rest.

Once children reach school-going age, they can learn more about proper cleaning techniques - first clean the surface and then clean the insides and outsides of the teeth using circular motions from the gum to the crown.

The magazine advises against fluoride-fortified toothpaste for children under three as small children often swallow toothpaste, which makes it hard to get the dosage right.

Instead, they should be given tablets fortified with Vitamin D. Once children learn to spit out toothpaste, they should start using a paste fortified with .05 percent fluoride.

If a dentist recommends more fluoride, consult with a paediatrician to ensure there's no overdosing.

Source-IANS/L
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Stillborn Babys Fight For Life Ends In Tragedy
2. Shanghai Doctors Clueless About Babys Deformity
3. Mother And Child Bond In First Year Of Babys Life
4. Low Vitamin E During Pregnancy Increases Babys Asthma Risk
5. First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans
6. Ajanta Launches Worlds First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation
7. First human clone is near
8. First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback
9. First head-to-head trials of once weekly Fosamax and Actonel therapies
10. WHO Declares Vietnam First Country to Control SARS
11. Russia Reports First SARS Case
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/23/2017)... ... , ... PKF O’Connor Davies , LLP, the nation’s 26th largest accounting ... Firm, will participate in the 40th Annual "Empire State Building Run Up" on Feb. ... steps, a vertical distance equal to about a fifth of a mile, to reach ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... Ultimate ... K-20 Education Summit to be held March 23-25, 2017 in Tampa, and reminded ... 2017. , The keynote speakers include Dr. Michelle R. Weise, executive director of ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... The iaedp ... for healthcare treatment providers who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems, ... The Presidents Council consists of the leading eating disorder treatments centers located throughout ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Washington, Dc (PRWEB) , ... January 23, 2017 ... ... at American University is taught by healthcare management and evaluation leaders with decades ... from fee-for-service to pay-for-value in the United States healthcare system, there is a ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... The ... America for the scientific development, healthcare training and clinical application of medical infrared ... 2017 AAT Member Certification Qualification Courses for Technicians, respectively. , For the first ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2017)... DUBLIN , Jan. 23, 2017 Endo ... Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today filed a joint motion ... of California seeking the entry ... Stipulated Order resolves all disputes between the FTC and ... into in connection with its Opana® ER and Lidoderm® ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... Jan. 23, 2017 Research and Markets has ... Forecast to 2021" report to their offering. ... The interventional radiology products market ... 6.35 Billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 4.8%. This market ... The major factors driving the growth of this market are rising ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... TORONTO , Jan. 23, 2017 ... both 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and ... from Health Canada enabling the North American commercial ... (MIGS™) system for spine surgery, the 7D Surgical ... employs cutting-edge 3D optical technologies and machine vision ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: