As a parent, it’s your responsibility to make sure your child is as healthy and happy as possible — and this includes caring for your child’s dental health, as well!
However, many parents forget the importance that good dental health and hygiene habits have for children. In fact, a 2014 study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists found that by age 5, 60% of children in the U.S. will have experienced tooth decay to some degree!
Childhood tooth decay has a number of less-than-desirable consequences, from infections to difficulty chewing to even malnutrition. As such, helping your young child develop healthy dental hygiene habits early on is crucial. Here are three of the best ways to make sure your child’s teeth are healthy for many years to come:
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