Choosing Wisely: 5 Things Every Family Should Know About Dental Health

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Curated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from MouthHealthy.com

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“Dental work can be scary for some kids. Talk with your dentist about ways to help your child stay calm. Tips for a successful dental visit can include making sure your child is not hungry before their dental appointment and scheduling an appointment at the proper time of day.”

See full article on MouthHealthy.com

Commentary:

As stated in the article,” For children younger than 3 years, you should begin brushing a child’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste in an amount no larger than a grain of rice. For children 3 to 6 years of age, use a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste.”