Tooth decay

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.


resources: Babies Health

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