Dental care for the infants and the children
| Thumb-aspiring and dental health
Generally, the thumb-aspire before the age of two is normal and inoffensive. When the thumb-aspire is not stopped for the appropriate age (generally by the age of five), that parents should discourage the act. The thumb-aspire prolonged can contribute to the tight problems and/or twisted of the development and of the mordedura of the teeth.
¿ When owes the dental care to begin?
The majority of the pediatric dentists they will agree that the dental care to regulate should begin for a year of the age, with a dental checkup at least two times each consecutive year for the majority of the children. Some children can need evaluations and frequent one more care. According to this recommendation, the following dental list of verification for the infants and the children has provided the American academy of odontología pediatric:
Birth to 6 months of the age:
- Clean the mouth of the infant with gauze after diets and in the bedtime.
- Consult pediatrician of its boy with regard to supplements of the Fluoride.
- Regular the habits of diet (aliment with biberón and breastfeeding).
Six to 12 months of the age:
- During this time, the first tooth should appear. Consult pediatric dentist for an examinación.
- Brush the teeth after each one that feeds and in the bedtime with a smooth-bristly, small brush.
- As the boy begins to walk, to remain the dental and/or facial alarm of wounds potentials.
- Destete to boy of the chest or of the bottle by its first birthday.
Twelve to 24 months of the age:
- Continue the schedule of examinaciones and of dental cleaning, according to it recommended by the pediatric dentist of its boy. Generally, the examinaciones and the dental cleaning are recommended each 6 months for the children and the adults.
- As its boy learns to clarify its mouth, and therefore the majority of the invalid teeth of leaves (of the baby) have entered eruption by this age, the to brush with a portion pea-classified of Thhotpaste fluorada arrives at to be appropriated.
Facts on the invalid teeth of leaves:
The appropriate care of the invalid teeth of leaves of a boy (also known as "baby" or primary teeth) is very important therefore these teeth carry out the space for the future eruption of permanent teeth.
- If the baby caries or is removed too much early, the necessary space for the permanent teeth is lost and can recover only with the processing ortodóntico.
- The teeth infected of the baby can do the permanent teeth to be converted incorrectly giving for result you stain, pits, and weaker teeth.
The majority of the children begin to lose their teeth of the baby around the age of 4 -- generally the first forward teeth. They continue losing the teeth of the baby to the age of 12 or 13 when come all the permanent teeth finally to bias.
Diet and dental care for the children:
The American academy of odontología pediatric recommends the following one to assure to its boy eats correctly to maintain a healthy body and the teeth:
- He ask that his pediatric dentist help to determine the diet of his boy.
- Elegant store. Do not store routinely its pantry with bites azucarados or almidonados. Buy "food of the diversion" barely for epochs special.
- Limit the number of the times of the bite; choose the nutritious bites.
- Provide of a stable diet, and except the food the sugar or the starch for the mealtimes.
- Do not put its young boy to the bed with a bottle of milk, of formula, or of juice.
- If its boy chews soda of the gum or of the sips, he choose those without the sugar.