Good infant dental health begins at birth. Many parents are surprised to hear that there are proactive and precautionary measures to take with their baby’s dental health, but following certain dental hygiene techniques helps your child enjoy a lifetime of healthy smiles.
When your child is about nine months of age, you should bring them in to see an infant dental care specialist at Smiles for Kids Dentistry & Orthodontics. Before that, your baby’s dental health routine should include running a damp washcloth along your baby’s gums every day.
When your child is six to 12 months of age:
When your child is 12 to 24 months of age:
The infant dental care specialists at Smiles for Kids Dentistry & Orthodontics are happy to assist you in understanding the best dental care habits for your child. From the first tooth to their last adult molars, our dentists and pedodontists have the expertise to care for your child’s smile.
Smiles for Kids Dentistry & Orthodontics is one of the most-referred pediatric dentist offices in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our gentle dentists provides a home to more than 20,000 children in the area, who enjoy our personalized service. Contact us to set up an appointment at one of our dental offices.