Twickenham Family Dentistry
Dr. Brian Cook

How can I keep my kid's teeth healthy?

Parental involvement in their children's dental health is important to help them learn good habits early on. One of the best ways you can help your son or daughter have a healthy smile is to establish a good home care routine as early as possible. You can start brushing their teeth as soon as they arrive.

As your child grows, lead by example. Let them see you brushing and flossing your own teeth, and be sure to share proper techniques with them as they get older and take over their own home care routine.

Consistent visits with your Huntsville children's dentist every six months are critical for excellent oral health. These visits should start around age one when the first teeth begin to arrive.

Your kid's dentist will oversee their oral development and may recommend some additional services to help protect their teeth like dental sealants or fluoride treatments. If your son or daughter participates in sports, your dentist can recommend the best sports guard to protect their teeth and mouth from injury.

Let us help you protect your little one's smile and dental health. Call your children's dentist in Huntsville, AL at Twickenham Family Dentistry to schedule your child's next appointment. You can reach us at (256) 539-4079.

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