HEALTHY TEETH HAPPY SMILES

How to protect the teeth and gums and greatly reduce the risk of getting cavities

  • “Brush twice daily with an accepted Fluoride Toothpaste like Whitedent and a good Toothbrush Like Whitedent Toothbrushes 
  • Floss daily to remove plaque from between your teeth, before it can harden to tartar 
  • Eat a well balanced diet which limits sugary foods, which releases tooth decaying acids. Take your child to a dentist for regular checkups 

What is fluoride and how do I Know if My Child Is getting the right amount

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral which combines with the tooth enamel and strengthen the teeth . It is also found in toothpastes like Whitedent. In many municipal water supplies right amount of fluoride is added for proper tooth development . Ask your Local water council. If your water does not have fluoride consult your dentist who would recommend fluoride drops or a mouth rinse in addition to whitedent toothpaste.

Brushing Techniques

  1. Brush inside surface of each tooth first back and forth gently(Eng)
  2. Clean outer surfaces of each tooth gently
  3. Angle the brush along the outer gumline
  4. It is always fun to brush the tongue

How important is diet to Oral health

A well balanced diet full of vitamins and minerals, a childs diet should include Calcium, Phosphorous and correct amount of Fluoride

When should my child begin flossing

Flossing removes food particles and plaque between teeth ,that brushing misses, the right time to floss your childs teeth is age 4 , most of the children floss on their own by the age of 8.