When the child is in the changing teeth period, he can be taught the Bayesian brushing method. This brushing method has a specific angle and can brush a little bit into the gingival sulcus. With a distance of only 1-2 teeth at a time, the brush will be cleaner! It's just that children can't really clean their teeth before the age of 8, so parents still have to help check them.
When people start to eat, they must pay attention to oral cleanliness. Therefore, parents should help the baby clean his mouth from birth to about 6 months old, before the teeth are growing! Toddlers of different ages have different tooth brushing techniques, and the way parents assist in cleaning teeth is also different. The following four stages are for your reference:
[0-3 years old] Parents are responsible for brushing teeth
After infants and young children drink breast milk or formula milk, the lactose in the milk is acidic. Please remember to clean the baby's mouth with a dry and wet tissue or finger toothbrush. When the child has baby teeth or starts to eat non-staple food, it is recommended to use dental floss in conjunction with a toothbrush. Pay special attention to the fact that children aged 0-3 can't be familiar with using toothbrushes, so parents are responsible for cleaning their children's teeth!
[3-6 years old] After the child is finished brushing, the parents brush it again
Although children can brush their teeth with their own toothbrushes, they often use a "playing" mentality to brush their teeth. At this time, parents can watch him brush first, and after the child finishes brushing, the parents can do it again.
[6-9 years old] Learning Bayesian tooth brushing
The child is in the period of changing teeth. You can teach him the Bayesian method of brushing and flossing. Finally, parents can focus on strengthening the molars and incisors that are particularly prone to tooth decay. Generally speaking, before the child is 8 years old, because of the immature limbs, it is impossible to clean the teeth. Therefore, parents should help the child to thoroughly check whether the child is cleaned after brushing the teeth!
[After 9 years old] Bayesian brushing method
At this time, you can let the children brush their teeth, and parents can retreat to the supervisory role.
Bayesian Teeth Brushing in 4 Steps
If you want to have healthy teeth, be sure to teach your child how to brush his teeth! The Bayesian tooth brushing method has a specific angle. Its advantage is to brush a little bit into the gingival sulcus, plus a distance of only 1-2 teeth at a time, so that it can brush more cleanly, which is also very helpful for periodontal health. The simple four steps are as follows:
Step 1. Extend the thumb to hold the handle, similar to the position of Bizan, place the toothbrush at the junction of the gums and teeth at 45 degrees, and let the bristles enter the gingival sulcus.
Step 2. Take two teeth as a unit, gently brush left and right back and forth about ten times, and brush each side. When brushing the upper teeth, the bristles face up; when brushing the lower teeth, the bristles face down.
Step 3. Brush your teeth in order, starting on the right and ending on the right, and brush the bottom.
Step 4. Use dental floss to clean the areas that are difficult for ordinary toothbrushes to clean. It takes about 15-20 minutes to brush the full teeth.
How to choose a children's toothbrush?
Children's toothbrushes try to choose soft bristles and small brush heads to easily reach all the teeth and brush to the deepest molars. Usually, whether it is an adult or a child, as long as the toothbrush is worn out or the bristles are deformed and bloomed, it must be eliminated and replaced. Even if it remains intact, it should be replaced regularly for at least 1-2 months to avoid bacterial growth. Everyone should have heard that "Toothbrushes are 80 times dirty than toilet water without changing for 3 weeks." The daily routine of brushing teeth hides countless invisible bacteria. Toothbrushes must be replaced frequently. This money cannot be saved!