Posted on February 17 2015

7 mistakes parents make with their kids’ teeth

You know regular brushing, a healthy diet and dental visits are some of the best ways to prevent cavities, yet experts say many parents are falling short when it comes to oral hygiene. In fact, 42 per cent of children ages 2 to 11 have had cavities in their baby teeth. And 21 per cent of children ages 6 to 11 have had them in their permanent teeth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here, find out the biggest mistakes dentists say parents are making and learn what you can do to keep your children’s teeth healthy throughout their lifetime. ” To view more on this article or other articles please click here.  7 mistakes parents make with their kids’ teeth