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Oral Hygiene and Dental Advice For Every Age

13 August 2015, Dabur Dental Team

Oral health and dental advice may vary from age group to age group. Given below are different age groups and dental advice for each.

Oral Hygiene Tips for Toddlers

  1. When babies fall asleep with a bottle, some milk stays in the mouth and on the teeth. This can cause tooth decay. So once your baby has finished feeding, remove the baby from the breast or bottle.
  2. Healthy meals and snacks are important for healthy teeth.
  3. Babies and toddlers don't need fruit juice or sweet drinks. Plain milk is a healthy drink choice and water the best drink for this age group.
  4. Clean the baby’s mouth from the age of 6 months.
  5. Discourage thumb sucking and the use of pacifiers.


Oral Hygiene Tips for Children

  1. Use best natural toothpasteBabool, for grown up kids.
  2. Brush teeth and along the gum line twice a day.
  3. Limit sugary food.
  4. Assess their oral health once they turn 2.
  5. Stop teeth grinding.
  6. Visit an orthodontist to straighten out teeth.
  7. Use mouth guard if your kids play rough.


Oral Hygiene Tips for Adults

Dental advice online suggest the following for young adults:

  1. Prevent tooth decay with healthy eating.
  2. Brush and floss daily.
  3. Quit ill habits like smoking, alcohol and tobacco intake.
  4. Stay away from oral piercing.
  5. Go for regular dental advice and checkups.
  6. Limit sugary foods and drinks and choose healthy food options.
  7. Be aware of the effects medication can have on your mouth.


Oral Hygiene Tips for Seniors

  1. Clean dentures with soap water and toothpaste.
  2. Use fluoride mouth rinses to reduce decay.
  3. Keep your eyes open for natural changes in the gums and jaw.
  4. Brush your gums, tongue, and palate at least twice a day with a soft-bristled brush. This will stimulate circulation in your tissues and help remove plaque.

Maintain proper oral hygiene and choose the right toothpaste to keep all dental problems away & ensure proper dental care.


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