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5 Post-Natal Tips for Adorable Smiles

Photo: brooklyn

As we mentioned in a previous post, dental care for our little ones begins well before they’re born! That’s because what mom eats and how she takes care of her own teeth during pregnancy does everything from providing the vitamins and minerals needed for the baby’s teeth to form to reducing the baby’s risk for dental decay later in life.

Of course, baby care goes into high gear after birth. Caring for a new one’s gums and teeth, however few there are, should be high on the list of a new parent’s priorities, post-natally and beyond. The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention research shows that cavities are on the rise among the youngest of grinners.

Here’s a list of baby-care basics to shoo off dental decay – a chronic disease affecting too many of today’s toddlers. (more…)

July 30, 2012 at 8:46 pm 2 comments


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