Looking after teeth starts early

It is important to educate children from when they are small to have a natural relationship with oral hygiene. There is no need for children to use the brush correctly straight away, but it is a good idea to set an example to be imitated in the form of a game. As well as preventing the first decay which can be formed even in milk teeth, this game will gradually make them familiar with oral hygiene and the figure of the dentist. There is no age for a first appointment, but at least at about four it is important to have a first check-up by a dentist for suitable prevention.

Is fluoride necessary for teeth to grow properly?

Fluorprophylaxis has greatly reduced the impact of caries in the general population and opinions of professionals are widely converging in stating that it is necessary. Fluorprophylaxis starts from pregnancy and lasts until about twelve.

Do milk teeth have to be treated as well?

Of course, they have to be looked after because having well looked after and healthy milk teeth is indispensable for strong and healthy adult teeth, ready to replace milk teeth and their function.

At what age should a child "begin" to be educated on oral hygiene?

From when the child can understand the action and try to reproduce it. At first it will only be a game, but it will help the child become familiar with toothpaste and the toothbrush (both to be chosen from those especially for children). As the child grows up, already used to the tools of the trade, the child will also be taught the correct movements.