Need to know: children and health dental

The startling number of children needing hospital treatment for dental problems shows how important it is for children to have regular check-ups and to learn how to look after their teeth.

Key takeaways:

– Make sure your child sees a dentist when their first tooth comes through.

– Encourage regular routines for brushing teeth.

– Monitor their diet and limit sugary drinks.

Regular visits to the dentist means your child’s dental health is monitored and they learn what to expect at an examination.

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