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.
– 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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