Self Care Tips

Taking care of your teeth at home is an important part of keeping your child's smile healthy and bright! Here are some self-care tips for dental care that you can practice at home:


Brush twice a day: expand

Encourage your child to brush their teeth twice a day, once in the morning and once before bed, using fluoride toothpaste. Make sure they brush all surfaces of their teeth for at least two minutes each time.

Floss daily: expand

Flossing is just as important as brushing for maintaining good dental health. Teach your child how to floss properly and encourage them to floss once a day.

Eat a balanced diet: expand

A healthy diet that is low in sugar and high in vitamins and minerals can help keep teeth healthy. Encourage your child to eat a balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

Drink water: expand

Drinking water helps to rinse away food particles and bacteria that can cause tooth decay. Encourage your child to drink plenty of water throughout the day.

Limit sugary snacks and drinks: expand

Sugary snacks and drinks can contribute to tooth decay. Encourage your child to limit their intake of sugary foods and drinks, and to brush their teeth after consuming them.

Visit the dentist regularly: expand

Regular dental checkups are essential for maintaining good dental health. Encourage your child to visit the dentist every six months for a checkup and cleaning.

By following these self-care tips at home, your child can maintain good dental health and reduce the risk of tooth decay, cavities, and other dental problems.