Dental Health

Ways to Promote Dental Health

  • Woman holding a baby and bottle feedingAsk if all children have a dentist, particularly after the age of 1.
  • Always hold an infant while feeding; never prop the bottle.
  • Never allow an infant to fall asleep with a bottle that contains milk, formula, juice or any sweetened liquid.
  • Avoid dipping a pacifier in any sweetened liquid.
  • Encourage twice daily teeth brushing.

Primary/Permanent Teeth Eruption Chart

Please note: When you look at the tooth chart, you are looking into a person’s mouth with the jaws open. You’re facing the person, so their upper right jaw will be on the left of this image.

Primary Teeth Eruption Chart

Promoting Oral Health website: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/oral-health/pages/Caring-for-a-Young-Childs-Teeth.aspx
 

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