How can my child avoid cavities?

brushing

Have your child brush his or her teeth at least twice a day with fluoridated toothpaste. Daily flossing removes food debris from between teeth which the bristles of a brush are unable to reach. Ask your dentist about fluoride supplements to help harden the tooth enamel. Avoid sugary foods and drinks to promote a healthy diet. Maintain regular appointment schedules with your pediatric dentist to ensure adequate monitoring of your child’s teeth. Routine professional cleanings are key in helping to maintain the integrity of your child’s teeth.