We’ve talked on other occasions of the need to maintain good dental health from the first tooth. Task that in many cases, is usually delayed until the consolidation of total and permanent teeth, ignoring the importance of milk teeth are in their later development. We need to keep a careful dental hygiene just as you do with any other part of your body.
To do exist in the market, depending on age and progress in the dentition, different types of toothbrushes that will help us care, while teaching and create a habit, a healthy and necessary task that will accompany the rest of his days. Composed of special features that are tailored to children’s tastes and their own biological needs.
After four months is when the baby starts to feed with baby food , introduced into their diet and other items to a greater or lesser extent can be ‘dirty’ their gums. Although it does not have blunt teeth on the market a silicone teethers help in this task. The same will help us when, about six months, begin to sprout their first teeth.
Gradually we will introduce what are the brushes ‘training’ . They must have a non-slip handle, the head very soft padding and filaments do not damage the gums. A couple of times a day, after meals and especially before bedtime, is a good habit that never left.
About two years and must have completed all the mouth which we can introduce the toothpaste, yes, always taking care not to ingest it and teaching them to use it correctly. The brush in these cases should be small, with ergonomic handle, the soft bristles and a small head that allows you to reach all corners.
It is from 6 to 7 years old when, in exchange for baby teeth to the final , we have to look for other brushes which by their size and strength, help them to continue caring for their teeth properly.