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It's National Children's Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Author: David Blumrick/Friday, February 5, 2016/Categories: Dental

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From The Charlotte Observer:

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and we are fortunate to have Natalie Rogers, DDS contributing all month long to help parents and caregivers protect their children’s smiles as they grow.

Raising a child is a daunting task. With so many decisions to make and feel uncertain about, don’t let oral health be one of them! Just follow these simple steps to ensure you are doing the best you can to ensure their teeth are cared for properly.

For most infants, the first tooth erupts at around 7 months. Irrespective of when that first tooth comes for your child, caring for their teeth starts at this very moment. Brushing should occur on a daily basis eventually increasing to 2 minutes of brushing, 2 times per day by the time your child has their full set of “baby” teeth, around 2 years of age.

Read more here: Dental health basics parents need to know

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