Dental care for children and babies
Your childâ€™s first teeth (baby or primary teeth) will start to appear at around six months. It is important to look after these teeth as they allow your child to bite and chew food, and reserve space in the gums for the permanent teeth.
What is dental caries?
Dental caries or tooth decay is demineralisation of the tooth surface caused by acids in the mouth. Cavities are the result of prolonged loss of minerals like calcium and phosphate from enamel and dentine. A white spot on the tooth, often near the gums, may