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Children's dentistry

Children`s teeth need special care from an early age. Proper care of children`s teeth is essential for healthy gums and teeth in adulthood. Of course there is also a regular visit to a dentist and hygienist. Regular visit to the dentist is an integral part of a healthy and teeth smiling thanks to regular visits to a dentist and hygienist prevents many diseases of the teeth and gums. American Dental provides comprehensive and quality care in a pleasant environment.

Already during the mother`s pregnancy should ensure healthy teeth and bones of children and thus they will receive adequate amounts of calcium. It is necessary in the last weeks of pregnancy to avoid and also antibiotic tetracycline, it can affect the color of teeth of the child, these substances should be avoided and breastfeeding mothers. Try to make your children dental hygiene fun.

Dental Care Program for Children:

6 months to 2 years

  • Teething occurs between 6 months and 3 years. This causes the selection gums, which can be relieved by rubbing the gums with your finger, a small cool spoon or a frozen teething ring, or using special gels and pain medication.
  • Once teeth appear, brush twice a day (before bed and after breakfast). The first baby tooth with a soft brush that fits on your finger, and later with the child\\'s toothbrush.
  • The first visit to a dentist for 12 months, then every 6 months.
  • Put fluoride supplement (Prague does not have fluoride in the drinking water).
  • Get the kid out of dummy 18 months. Extended use can lead to problems with teeth and jaw.
  • Do not put the dummy in the mouth or parents share cutlery with the child, as it may expose the child to bacteria.
  • Avoid extended exposure of teeth to sugar. Such as soaking dummy in anything sweet, or putting your child to bed with a bottle containing anything other than water.
  • Avoid constant snacking or drinking of sweetened beverages.
  • Breast milk contains sugar, so nursing baby still needs his teeth cleaned.

2-6 years old

  • Brush twice daily - Your child should be cleaned, and then get it as a control.
  • Start flossing teach children from the age of the fourth.
  • Dental exam every six months, with advice on cleaning techniques, with the participation of children and parents.
  • Give fluoride supplement.
  • Limit between-meal snacks and sweet drinks.

From 6 years

  • Brush and floss twice a day - child can do alone and parents monitor technology.
  • Professional cleaning and exam every six months.
  • Give fluoride supplement.
  • Use adult toothpaste from age 6
  • Limit between-meal snacks and sweet drinks.
  • Use a protective mouth guard for contact sports.
  • Consider Orthodontics (braces), if your child has problems with alignment and spacing of teeth.

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