This prevents kids from sipping on sugared drinks for long periods of time. Encourage toddlers and preschoolers to eat healthy foods and snacks by making meal times fun and enjoyable. A healthy diet leads to healthy teeth. Baby teeth must be brushed twice daily with a toothbrush and paste appropriate for a childs age. The AAPD recommends fluoride supplements of children aged 6 months and older, especially if theyre drinking only bottled water.
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The bacteria reproduces quickly once in your mouth and gets into your lungs. As part of a Sleep Apnea Dentistry pilot program between spring 2012 and 2013, Sutter Hospital in Sacramento staff designed and funded a new oral-care protocol, which includes distribution of American Dental Association-recommended brushes, sodium bicarbonate toothpaste and antiseptic mouthwash. They also added special suction toothbrushes with larger, firmer handles, and lip moisturizer, for patients whose conditions make it difficult for them to brush, notes the Sacramento Bee article.
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