Health Corner

Dental Issues - Oral Health in Children

Children Oral HealthPrimary/milk teeth are important for:

  • Proper chewing of food
  • Proper speech development
  • Maintenance of space for the permanent teeth
  • Give the face a good shape
  • Emotional well being

Care of Children’s teeth

  • Start wiping the teeth as soon as they come into the mouth
  • Daily assisted tooth-brushing for children up to five years
  • Healthy balanced diet
  • Limit amount and frequency of consumption of sugary snacks especially in between meals
  • Baby should not sleep with breast or bottle in the mouth
  • Regular visits to the dentist for checkups