Preventing Gum Disease in Infants

Even young babies can suffer from gum disease if proper care is not taken with dental hygiene. Poor oral hygiene is the chief cause of gum disease and following some simple guidelines will minimise the risk.

– Wipe the gums gently after every feeding

– Use a soft, clean, moist washcloth

– Use floss gently when the first teeth are touching

The first visit to a dentist should be scheduled when the first tooth starts to appear which is usually after about six months. Preventing possible gum disease “all comes back to proper oral hygiene” and you can find out more in the article at

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Loran Simon

Dental Care Tips is a dental news website for patients. We also provide a free service to help patients find local dentists. Dental Care Tips is operated by Somnowell Marketing, a digital marketing agency for dental practices. We also founded Somnowell, the ground breaking anti-snoring device invented by Prof. Simon Ash.