Guidelines for Preventing Tooth Decay

As early as possible get your child to cultivate the following habits:

  • Brush their teeth twice daily – morning and evening
  • Don’t allow them to sleep with the milk bottle
  • Make sure that the toothpaste has an optimum amount of fluoride
  • Reduce consumption of sugars and sugary foods
  • Encourage eating of fruits, vegetables, non sweetened yogurt (curd) etc
  • Encourage foods rich in calcium such as milk, cheese, fresh green vegetables