Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. A healthy lifestyle, including eating well, not smoking and limiting your alcohol intake is good for your whole body, including your teeth, gums and mouth. It’s important to have regular visits to your dentist. Don’t delay going for a check-up. Early detection of a problem means easier way to solve it. If problems are not treat they may lead to damage which is harder and sometimes impossible to repair

Symptoms of gum disease
Healthy gums should be pink, firm and keep your teeth securely in place. Your gums should not bleed when you touch or brush them. Gum disease is not always painful and you may be unaware you have it. This is why it is important to have regular dental check-ups.
Early symptoms
The initial symptoms of gum disease can include: red and swollen gums bleeding gums after brushing or flossing your teeth This stage of gum disease is called gingivitis.
Advanced symptoms
If gingivitis is untreated, the tissues and bone that support the teeth can also become affected. This is known as periodontitis. Symptoms of periodontitis can include: bad breath (halitosis) an unpleasant taste in your mouth loose teeth that can make eating difficult gum abscesses (collections of pus that develop under your gums or teeth).
Help your child have healthy teeth for life by establishing a good dental health routine