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Dr. Pistolas is pleased to offer the following suggestions for the oral health of your child:


  • Brush at least twice a day.

  • Always use a soft toothbrush.

  • Change your brush every 3 months.

  • If you like mechanical brushes, Sonicare is a good choice.

  • Floss all teeth that touch once a day.

  • Get occlusal sealants on all permanent molars.

  • Clean babies' teeth after nursing.

  • Don't send children to bed with a bottle.

  • Discontinue use of bottle between 9-12 months.

  • Children's teeth should be cleaned as soon as they come into the mouth.

  • Limit use of carbonated drinks and energy drinks which are acidic.

  • Children should be seen in the office for the first time between 12-24 months.


 
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