Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mother | 2009-07-29

Q.

teeth

Hi Prof

I would like to know at what age can i start cleaning the mouth?my daughter is 5 month,with no teeth...are we suppose to wait for the teeth or I can clean the gums?
What can i use at this age? I really dont want her teeth to rot.

Thankyou in advance

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You do not need to clean your baby's gums now. Wait until her first teeth have appeared.

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