For children under five (5) years of age
Introduction: Taking care of your child’s oral health is important and should start at an early age. Parents and care givers should start caring for their Child’s mouth from birth.
A closer look at the child’s mouth: The mouth is made up of different parts all working together for normal function of the body. It’s used for speaking, singing, eating, swallowing and showing emotions.
The parts that make up the mouth are:- Teeth, Gums, Tongue and Lips. Children start getting their first teeth around six month of age , and by three years of age all 20 teeth should have appeared in the mouth- 10 at the upper and 10 at the lower jaw. These teeth are at times called milk or primary teeth.