Oral Hygiene

Care & Cure For Kids

care & cure for kids

Oral Hygiene
Cleaning of Gum Pads
  • Before eruption of teeth, gum pads should be cleaned with a clean gauze piece wrapped on index fingers.
  • Clean gum pads twice a day or preferably after every feed.
Use of Toothbrush
  • Begin using the toothbrush as soon as the first tooth erupts in the oral cavity.
  • Use toothbrush with soft nylon bristles.
  • Small toothbrush with small head size.
  • Parents should brush their children’s teeth till the age of 6 years.
Use of Toothpaste
  • Use non fluoride toothpaste till the age of 3 yrs.
  • Use kid’s toothpaste (with 500 ppm of fluoride) in age group of 3-5 yrs.
  • Use fluoridated toothpaste (950-1000 ppm of fluoride) after 5 yrs.
  • Use only pea sized amount of toothpaste or just smear the toothbrush with toothpaste.
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Oral Hygiene of parents
  • Parents and other family members should ensure healthy oral cavity before the child is born.
  • Avoid sharing of spoons to prevent transmission of bacteria.
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