Managing Gum Disease in Infants

12th June 2018

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.

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