How to teach a child to brush his teeth: a choice of pastes, advice of dentists
For some reason, most mothers believe that the quality of the child’s teeth directly depends only on the correct diet of the baby and on the regular care of his oral cavity. Of course, so it is. However, do not forget that in the fifth month of fetal life of the fetus, the front teeth are formed, and in the seventh – the chewing. It is at the first stages of mineralization and development of teeth that much depends on the correct behavior of the pregnant woman.
- Refuse to drink alcohol and tobacco.
- Avoid places of smoking.
- Try not to take medications during pregnancy (except for life-saving medicines).
- Regularly eat: fish, meat, bran, nuts, fruits, shrimp, beetroot, sea cabbage, beans and, of course, dairy products; especially cottage cheese.
After the birth of the child, the mother should not forget to visit the dentist. Since it is during this period that nursing women themselves often develop caries. And, as you know, the sick teeth are a constant source of infection. Nurture a healthy baby mom with sick teeth can not. That’s why doctors pay great attention to the nutrition of the pregnant, and then of the nursing mother.
So, did your child have the first tooth? Congratulations! But along with his appearance, new parents immediately have a lot of questions related to caring for their baby teeth. We will try to answer some of them in this article.