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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Sam | 2005/01/12

Q.

Teeth

It is so nice to have people right there to ask question and advice. My little one has his first two teeth, when do I start the whole oral care thing and what do I do.

Lots more silly questions where this comes from!!!

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Usually it is best to get into the routine as early as possible. The most important thing you can do to care for your child's teeth is not to give him sweatened drinks or sweets.

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Posted by: ann | 2005/01/13

hi
you can give zymaflour from birth,it gets absorbed to develope and protect those little teeth while they are still in the gum,you can even use it as an adult

Reply to ann
Posted by: Darma | 2005/01/13

from what age can you give them this Zymaflour ann?

Reply to Darma
Posted by: ann | 2005/01/12

hi
i dont mind the sily questions ,i asked them myself
Pigeon has this really cute set it has 3 or 4 different brushes in ,so they can be used right from the first teeth,the first stage is a rubber brush so it is safe,have you started with Zymaflour yet,it is a great product ,you simply put a few drops (depending on where you stay)in a bottle of jiuce or water not milk.Zymaflour is a floride to protect those little teeth from cavaties and you only give it once a day ,it is very nicely priced approx.R35 a bottle -it lasts for months.
my daughter actually brushes her own teeth(with mommy`s help)she has a brush and toothpaste ,we are going to keep giving Zymaflour until she gets her permanant teeth(you can later get them in tablet form)
hope this helps

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