A lifetime can be only decades, but to live a happy life we must have a quality life. The quality here does not mean that you eat luxury, beautiful clothes, villas, cars … That is good health and good spirit. Taking good care of your oral health at an early age will help prevent many problems that arise in your senior years.
So how is oral health maintained? We learn together through the stages of human development.
Children’s oral health:
From birth to go to school is a great timeline for parents to play an important role in caring for their baby’s oral health.
You may be surprised to discover that the milk teeth are almost complete from the moment babies are born, but the teeth are hidden under the gum. And they will slowly appear in each period of development of the baby.
The role of the baby teeth is important, as they will help you eat chewing in the early stages, helping you learn to speak and pronounce well. In addition, the position of the permanent teeth is fixed.
Healthy and timely replacement of teeth makes permanent teeth more perfect, straight and regular.
Therefore, care for your child at this stage should pay attention to the following:
- To clean teeth every day, when the first teeth grow, use a thin, clean, damp cloth, rubbing lightly on the teeth, and wipe the tongue for the baby. As your teeth grow bigger, use a soft bristle brush for your baby.
- Do not use toothpaste for children under 2 years.
- Do not let your baby suck milk before bed because milk may remain in the mouth causing “bottle tooth decay”
- Encourage your baby to eat low-sugar foods such as fruits and vegetables, which can supplement the cheese in his diet. Avoid sticky food.
- As babies grow older, parents should accompany their children when brushing their teeth, to teach the children better control of children’s hygiene.
- And it is important to take your child to visit a dentist regularly to find out about the wrong dental oral health. Starting at age 1, you can schedule your baby to go to the dentist.
Teenager oral health:
With permanent teeth replacement milk teeth, the attention to dental care is even more attention.
With good oral care, they will have healthy teeth, sweet breath and a charming smile.
Some tips for teenager health care:
- Brush at least twice a day (especially after eating) with fluoride toothpaste.
- Use dental floss to clean teeth, remove all the plaque on the teeth. Avoid using a toothpick.
- Do not imitate bad habits like smoking, alcohol, soft drinks … because of the risk of tooth enamel damage, yellow stains.
- Have dental hygiene schedule and visit dentist every 6 months.
Adult oral hygiene:
If you care and track your teeth regularly, it will greatly reduce the risk of tooth decay, tooth loss … Continue to promote good habits.
- Brush your teeth at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. At the same time use dental floss instead of toothpick.
- Do not use or minimize the enamel substances such as tobacco, fresh water …
- Limit the use of certain drugs or functional foods that cause dry mouth, if required to use the doctor’s opinion.
- Self-examination of abnormal signs in the mouth such as gingivitis, longterm healing sore and quickly go to the doctor immediately.
- It is best to keep your schedule go to dentist every 6 months to get a good control of your overall dental health.
Thus, you have a lot of information needed to care for your baby and your whole family. If you still need further assistance with oral health care, please contact the clinic for specific advice and free consultation..
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