Tooth decay is our children is now becoming common place, to keep your child’s smile bright and healthy, follow these simple guidelines.
Clean your baby’s teeth and gums with a clean soft washcloth or gauze after each feeding.
Try and wean your child completely from their bottles by their first birthday.
Don’t sweeten a pacifier / soother by dipping them in sugar or any other sweeteners.
Don’t put juice or sweetened drinks in your baby’s bottle; restrict them to hand held cups if possible.
With the use of a cup, start weaning your baby from their bottle when they are 6 months old.
Take the bottle away from your baby before they fall asleep.