How Do I Care for my Baby's Gums and Teeth? - Dr. Suheily Aponte Explains


I'm dr. sue heylia Ponte and I'm a

pediatric dentist with Nicholas

Children's Hospital to care for your

baby's teeth it is recommended that as

soon as the baby's born you start

cleaning the gums with a wet cloth also

once the first tooth erupts you should

start brushing your baby's teeth for a

child younger than two years of age it

is recommended that you use a smear

amount or the size of a rice grain and

for a child two to five it is

recommended that you use a pea-sized

amount and children's toothpaste with

fluoride is recommended