When Is The Right Time To Start My Child’s Dental Care Routine?

It’s often believed that you should only follow a strict dental care routine once permanent teeth are in place, but it’s never too early to start caring for your child’s teeth.

Key takeaways:

  • You can start even before teeth emerge, by wiping the gums with gauze or a cloth.
  • Regular brushing should start as soon as the first teeth appear.
  • Dental appointments are recommended within six months of the first tooth coming in.

The earlier you start a dental care routine, the healthier and stronger your child’s teeth will be.

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Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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