Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

Baby teeth matter


Baby Teeth MatterBaby teeth are important, and necessary, for the health of permanent teeth. 

Parents and caregivers should ensure their kids are enrolled at a community dental clinic -  preferably before their first birthday -  and teach them how to care for their teeth.

Under five-year-olds need to have their teeth brushed by an adult, twice a day, with fluoride toothpaste.

Read how a Nelson grandmother learned a lesson in tough love when it came to her grandson's teeth.

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