We love the bright smiles of young children! But how do we look after those pearly white teeth of our toddlers in Dubai? Forming healthy oral hygiene habits from a young age is extremely important. Consistency is key when it comes to healthy teeth and bright smiles. Teaching our children and giving them the tools to look after their teeth is invaluable as they are more likely to maintain these healthy habits throughout their childhood and into adulthood. In this blog, we outline a few important factors, guidelines and top tips to make oral health care for young children healthy, fun and simple to implement.
1. Dental Appointments for Babies and Toddlers in Dubai
Tooth decay is highly prevalent amongst young children; affecting 23% of 5-year olds in the UK have had tooth decay. The pain and discomfort associated with this impacts negatively on children’s sleep, play and ability to eat. This will also impact on their learning, development and overall wellbeing. Fortunately, tooth decay is largely preventable when the right steps are taken. Regular dental appointments are vital; babies should begin going to the dentist as soon as their first tooth comes through and should visit the dentist at least one every six months thereafter.