Tips To Prevent Cavities In Children

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By Mehak Pal
Published Sep 11, 2022

Here are some easy tips that can help prevent cavities in children

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Enough water

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Drinking water not only keeps the mouth moist but also pH balanced and washes away food particles 

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Teach your kid good oral habits

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Make sure to teach kids to brush at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and to floss regularly

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Healthy diet

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Foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, are high in vitamins and minerals that can help boost dental health

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Dental sealants

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Dental sealants are a plastic coating applied on permanent back molars. It acts as a barrier to protect teeth from acid and plaque, reducing the risk of cavities

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Schedule regular dental check-ups

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Try to visit a dentist every six months for a check-up as it can help find potential problems early

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