- Care, don’t share
Don’t share utensils with your child or “clean” a
pacifier by putting it in your mouth. You can
transfer cavity-causing germs to your child.
- Eat healthy and drink fluoridated water
Get fruits and vegetables into your diet.
- First dental visit no later than age 1
Your child’s baby teeth are at risk for decay as soon
as they first appear—which is typically around age
- Seal out decay
Ask your dentist about applying dental sealants to
chewing surfaces of teeth.
- Use fluoride toothpaste as soon as teeth come through the gums.
Most children age 6 and under are not effective
enough to manage brushing alone. We recommend
young children practice brushing their own teeth first
with parents finishing up.
- Call Yahara Dental to schedule a preventative exam.
Learn more on MouthHealthy.org