Top 10 tips for optimal oral health in children.

1.Avoid kids sleeping with a bottle of milk.

2.Establish good brushing habits early – make it fun!

3.Drink lots of tap water (for fluoride benefits).

4.Start visits to the dentist early – the ADA recommends the first visit to be at 18months old.

5.Eat nutritious foods!

6.Minimal snacking on sugary foods.

7.Avoid fruit juices, soft drinks and energy drinks.

8.Try and avoid prolonged pacifier use and thumb sucking.

9.Regular visits to the Dentist – every 6-12 months.

10.Healthy teeth as a child will lead to healthy teeth as an adult.