Baby Care Advice » Brushing Baby’s Teeth Wed, 15 Dec 2010 19:21:34 +0000 en hourly 1 BRUSHING INFANT TEETH? Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:49:38 +0000 admin

Question by Carolyn:
Brushing Infant Teeth?

My daughter is 8 months old and just started to cut her first 2 bottom teeth. I can see them coming up. When do you begin brushing teeth? What do you use, soft brush and warm water or do you use toothpaste (for tiny ones of course)


Answer by eponine1028
You begin brushing as soon as teeth appear. You can use a soft cloth and water, a toothbrush and water, or they make special “infant” finger toothbrushes as well. You do not need to use any kind of toothpaste. Also, you really only “need” to brush once a day–at night is best.

Most pediatric dentists recommend taking your child for their first visit around age 1.

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WHEN DID YOU START BRUSHING BABIES TEETH? Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:47:58 +0000 admin Question by ♥Umm*Sultan♥:
when did you begin brushing babies teeth?

my son is 10 months nearly and has 4 teeth getting a couple more. I purchased the infant and toddler tooth paste and brush is it to early? when did u begin brushing your tiny ones teeth?


Answer by Landon & Danica’s Momma
5 months. the day his 1st tooth popped thru

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WHEN CAN I START BRUSHING MY BABY’S TEETH WITH A “REAL” TOOTH BRUSH INSTEAD OF A BABY BRUSH? Fri, 29 Oct 2010 07:53:41 +0000 admin Question by ♥Riley’s 11 months old!♥:
When can i begin brushing my baby’s teeth with a “real” tooth brush instead of a baby brush?

You know that ones you put on your finger,he likes that one a lot and adores how baby tooth paste tastes lol he is nearly 8 months (next week) and he has 6 teeth ,Thanks!
Also is it necessary? or can we keep using the baby brush? thanks
Really? flossing? is not he a tiny young for that?


Answer by M
You could use one now. I purchased my son Sesame Street toothbrushes at that age. We have evolved to an annoying Yo Gabba Gabba singing one. Ugh. At least he likes brushing though, right?

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IF I SMOKE OUTSIDE AND THEN CHANGE CLOTHES AND BRUSH TEETH, IS MY NEWBORN STILL AT RISK? ? Fri, 20 Aug 2010 08:35:20 +0000 admin Question by lloydyd:
If I smoke outside and then change clothes and brush teeth, is my newborn still at risk? ?

Im a smoker, and a daddy, I have tried to give up several times but I guess I just do not really want to. I have 2 children who are healthy, and we have just had another (2 days ago). If I smoke outside (as I always do) and then change my clothes and brush my teeth is my baby still at risk?


Answer by ahhhhhhhhh. screw it
Probably not. Changing your clothes and brushing your teeth might be over doing it a bit. Just smoke outside.

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