Richard J. Kozan, DDS
Elizabeth A. Kozan, DDS

What's the best way to care for my child's teeth at home?

Your child's dental health is important to us, and that's why we've provided a few simple ways you can help your child maintain a healthy, clean and vibrant smile for years to come.

Create good habits at an early age. Showing your child the proper ways to use a toothbrush, floss and toothpaste and montioring their at-home dental care can instill a strong, long-lasting foundation for the future of your child's oral health. 

Set an example for your child. Keeping up with your own dental health is a good way to demonstrate to your child how important good dental health really is. Brushing with your child can increase his/her interest in the behavior and help to make it more fun, as well as set a standard that's both safe and easy to follow.

Good nutrition also plays an key role in your child's overall oral health. The implementation of a nutritional, low-sugar diet can help to reduce the risk of gum diease and the possibility of more serious and costly oral ailments down the road.

If you'd like more tips on how to maintain or improve your child's oral health, or would like to schedule your child's next appointment, contact our office today.