The ‘Tooth’ About Dental Care!
By Dr. Lou Sarrosa, NOAH Dental Director
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that parents clean a baby’s mouth even prior to the eruption of teeth. This can be done with a soft cloth after feedings. When the first tooth/teeth erupt(s), the tooth/teeth should be brushed with an appropriate brush size for small children with a smear (size of a grain of rice) of fluoridated toothpaste (that is marked with the seal of approval by the American Dental Association) up until the age of 3 years. Read more