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Kids Dentist Portland | Clackamas | Milwaukie | Happy Valley

Quick Dental Tips

  • Educating parents early on is one of the most effective ways of preventing dental cavities and other dental problems in children.
  • Schedule your child’s first dental visit no later than their first birthday.
  • Put only water in the bottle that your child uses at bedtime.
  • Provide a well balanced diet for your child. Limit snack and sugar intake.
  • Brush your child’s teeth in the morning and at bedtime. Floss daily.
  • Ask your dentist about fluoride supplements or rinses for your child.
  • Seek regular 6 month dental check-ups.
  • Monitor harmful oral habits such as thumb-sucking and pacifier use.
  • Ask your dentist about dental sealants.
  • ASK YOUR DENTIST ABOUT MOUTH GUARDS IF YOUR CHILD IS INVOLVED IN SPORTS.