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Simple Ways to Care for Your Child's Teeth

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If you have children, it’s important to teach them as early as possible to take good care of their teeth and gums. Read on for a few simple suggestions!

1. Provide Your Child with a Healthy Diet

Help your child have a healthy body and healthy mouth by providing them with a balanced diet high in essential vitamins and minerals, like calcium and phosphorus. These minerals help remineralize enamel and will make their teeth stronger. Teach them to moderate their intake of sugar and refined carbohydrates, which can lead to tooth decay. And whenever possible, encourage them to drink water or milk instead of acidic and sugary drinks.

2. Stop Pacifier Use & ...

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A Timeline for Children’s Teeth

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Dr. Ryan Bailey and our friendly staff at North River Dental Care are here to help you and your family with all your dental milestones. We are proud to partner with you on the road to healthy smiles for life. That’s why we have compiled this helpful timeline for your children’s dental development.

Here is a basic guide to your child’s dental development that includes the most common timing for teething and tooth loss:

Babies

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3 to 7 Months – In the womb, a baby’s tooth buds develop under the gums. Some babies are born with teeth that have already erupted, but that is definitely the ...

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