We recently had our 6 month well child visit, and in that appointment, our pediatrician talked with us about brushing Raleigh’s teeth.
(I know opinions and recommendations vary widely among doctors, so this is in no way me telling you what to do. I’m simply sharing information we were given. Just so we’re clear about that, haha.)
Our pediatrician told us that he recommends people use regular fluoridated toothpaste instead of the fluoride-free varieties. He said to use a rice-grain sized smear of toothpaste and it’s ok for Raleigh to swallow it because it’s such a small amount. The fluoride will offer his teeth protection and he won’t be harmed by the amount he [...]
The type of toothbrush your baby needs varies depending on their age and teething progression. That’s one of the reasons why I like the Nuby 4 Stage Oral Care System Set.
It includes a full set of toothbrushes for birth to 3+ years of age.
One of them is a silicone fingertip brush for newborn gums that slips on the parent’s finger.
Then there are three different brushes for increasing ages and teeth maturity to use as the baby grows.
Everything you need, all in one set – one and done.
My son is 6 months old and has his first two bottom teeth. We’ve been meaning to introduce brushing his teeth into our nightly bedtime routine, but we [...]