Managing Gum Disease in Infants

12th June 2018
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Babies’ organs are usually sensitive, including teeth and gums. Studies reveal that its possible for your infant to have gum disease even if they have no teeth yet.

Main points:

– Although health conditions like type Down’s Syndrome and type 1 diabetes trigger gum disease, poor oral hygiene is the most common cause.

– Symptoms are swelling, redness, bleeding and crying during feeding.

– Prevention includes regular cleaning and check-ups at the dentist.

Wipe your baby’s gums with a soft and damp cloth. Once of the first tooth erupts, use a baby toothbrush.

Read more here:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-infants-suffer-from-gum-disease/

 

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