What Your Child Should Know About Healthy Tooth Care

Most parents understand that eating chocolate and sweet things is likely to cause decay and cavities but few people realise just how common the problem is particularly in children of school age. The fact is though, as children get older and begin to attend school, what they have in their snack and lunch breaks is one of the biggest causes of childhood dental problems.

It’s not just the sticky sweets and bars of chocolate that are drilling little holes in children’s teeth. When we give our children squash and juice as a drink for school we’re actually introducing an enormous quantity of sugar.

But it’s not all bad news. There are some simple steps to avoid cavities in your children’s teeth. Here are our top tips at Jade Dental Practice: