Tooth decay can be prevented with good oral care. Children learn their habits from their parents and caregivers. You can help your children learn healthy habits by setting a good example by brushing with them daily, taking them to the dentist regularly and giving them healthy foods.
Brushing and flossing remove plaque that leads to disease and breaks down the teeth. Untreated tooth decay can lead to pain, loss of teeth and loss of self-confidence. Children who have good oral care at ...
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#1 How often kids snack – not just what they eat – can be harmful to their teeth.
Teeth need breaks between meals and snacks to prevent cavities.
Grazing on snacks or sipping juices or sport drinks all day causes cavities.
Eat and drink in one sitting instead of sipping and snacking all day long.
#2 BABY teeth matter.
Baby teeth can help children chew food and speak clearly.
They shape the children’s faces and guide adult teeth into place.
Cavities can cause pain and affect a child’s ...
In the beginning of your pregnancy, it is so important to receive enough nutrients, especially calcium, protein, phosphorous, folic acid and vitamins A, C, and D. Your baby’s teeth begin to develop during the second trimester and what you eat greatly affects the growth of your unborn child, including their teeth.
Making Healthy Food Choices:
Make half your plate fruits and vegetables
Beans, peas and lentils
Papaya, tomato juice, oranges/orange juice, strawberries, cantaloupe and bananas
Whole grain products with fortified folic acid
Lean beef, skinless poultry ...