Brushing Teeth Child

You know it’s just as important to take care and clean the child’s teeth as permanent and permanent teeth? We explain how to do it properly.

brushing teeth child

Medically known by the name of deciduous teeth or primary teeth, popularly known as teeth consist of the first set of teeth that appear during childhood, they develop during the embryonic period and then appear in the mouth during childhood, becoming visible with tooth eruption. Then, once they fall, they are replaced by permanent teeth, even in the absence of it can be preserved and maintain its function for several years.

Approximately 6 months of age begin to appear the first baby teeth. There are 20 teeth in total, sharing 10 rooms at the top and bottom of the mouth, in 4 quadrants with 5 pieces each. Each quadrant comprises a lateral incisor, a central incisor, a canine, a first molar and a second molar (i.e. 8 molar, 4 incisors canines and 8).

It is common for lower incisors are the first to go, around 6 months of age, then giving way to the upper incisors, first molars, canines and second molars. However, it was not until two and a half years or three years old when and children have all the teeth.

Precisely from the first moments that start out the first baby teeth begin routine dental cleaning, they will have to carry out and monitor parents until about 6-7 years old. In fact, for one’s parents is a learning process.

How to clean teeth properly and adequately

As manifested many experts, it is necessary to begin cleaning the teeth from appearing. For example, if the baby has already appeared his first tooth can use special gloves or gauze with which to start easily cleanse and until then possible to pass the child brushes adapted (when as a child is practically all teeth).

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It is common for parents to neglect dental cleaning their babies because they have few teeth, and because they believe it is not really necessary to not meeting the 2 or 3 years old. However, it is important to start to care and clean them from the moment they leave. Moreover, many dentists recommend dental care of mothers from early pregnancy, since the various oral bacteria that the mother can then be transmitted to the younger, and then determine its future oral health.

When cleaning your child’s teeth it is useful to follow the following steps:

With head supported is important that the parent who is going to clean the teeth clearly visible throughout the mouth, in order to verify that it is done correctly.

Place a small amount of toothpaste on the brush child.

Then start cleaning the teeth starting from back to front (i.e., from the farthest). Each quadrant should occupy at least half a minute, so it is advisable to take breaks so that the child does not continue with my mouth open for so long and nervous.

The movement of the brush must be small, or even horizontally circles, cleaning teeth above and below provided separately, and also inside, outside and even in the upper bite.

Finally, carefully clean the tongue.

Oral and dental cleaning the child must become a shared task, especially for the smaller aware of its importance, and participate in it. It is therefore very useful and appropriate for the child to participate in hygiene, for example leaving it he who finished wiping his tongue and making some breaks to avoid getting bored or tired.

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