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If you have a child, it’s best to know all about children’s dental health. This is because the knowledge can help you clean and care for your child’s teeth, gums and smile. With your help, they can have the top-notch oral health they deserve. So, our dentist, Dr. Galina Zhukova, encourages you to test your knowledge on children’s dental health by taking the following quiz. We hope you learn something new!

1. True or False: You should wait to brush your child’s teeth until they are 1 year old.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: You need to bring your child in for their first checkup around their first birthday or six months after their first tooth erupts.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: You should not send your child to bed with a bottle filled with milk or another sugary liquid because it promotes baby bottle tooth decay.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: You don’t need to floss your child’s teeth until all their baby teeth are grown into place and the teeth are tightly knit together.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: You should use fluoride toothpaste to clean your baby’s teeth.
A. True
B. False
________________________

ANSWERS

1. B (You should brush their teeth once they erupt from the gums)
2. A
3. A
4. A
5. B (You should not expose your child’s teeth to fluoride until they are 3 years old)

Call Paramus Dental & Implant Center today at 201-518-9795 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more. Our dental team is happy to tell you all about children’s dental health in Rochelle Park, New Jersey, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us!