Our daily hygiene habits have a lot to do with the health of our teeth, and as parents it is our duty to teach children the importance and mechanics of caring for their smiles. However, the key to strong and healthy kids’ teeth includes a lot more than just brushing. The state of our teeth in adulthood is a direct result of how we care for them in childhood. After that first set of baby or “milk” teeth falls out and is replaced by our permanent pearlies, it becomes even more important to keep them looking and feeling good.
Instilling proper maintenance habits, a good diet, and using our teeth the right way are the basic principles of preserving a beautiful smile for life. Childhood is the best time to strengthen and mineralize teeth as damage still hasn’t been done and there is still time to reverse damaging trends. These are 15 of the best ways to care for kids’ teeth.
Malnutrition is biggest cause of decaying teeth in children. Avoiding junk food, or food that is high in calories but has no nutritional value or benefit is a great way to keep the body nourished and kids’ teeth strong.
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