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Half of Spanish children aged 2 to 13 years have dental problems. Worryingly, and we must encourage ourselves in place to prevent this figure to rise. Do you care properly the oral health of your child?
ust published the White Paper Oral Health in Spain 2010, prepared by Lacer Laboratories in collaboration with the General Dental Council.
The data provided in this report are quite alarming. The first tells us that 50% of Spanish children aged 2 to 13 years currently have a dental problem .
In addition, 25% of children in the same age has a bad position of teeth. And 21% suffer some decay , even in baby teeth.
POOR PARENTS WATCH
The Oral Health White Paper shows that 85% of parents have not taken your child to the dentist in the last 12 months . In the vast majority of neglect cases and not carelessness, but by ignorance of parents about the importance of regular visits to the dentist.
Also, as the medical director Lacer, Javier Look, “many parents think it is not necessary to prevent disease in primary teeth, and that will eventually fall. But if these conditions are not treated, diseases such as childhood caries may ultimately affect the permanent tooth that is hidden and in training.
This means that we must pay attention, and lots and to the teeth. If you have a young child, you should know that after two years should be learning to brush their teeth after every meal, pasta, only with a child brush. And after three years and is ready to use toothpaste, a small amount at each brushing.
Furthermore, since the appearance of the first teeth is advisable to make regular visits to the dentist.