Baby oral care brushing your baby's teeth and gums

Baby Oral Care – How to Brush Your Baby’s Gums and Teeth

Baby oral care is extremely important. Even before your baby’s first teeth erupt, pediatric dentists and pediatricians highly recommend regularly cleaning your newborn’s gums. Try using a soft washcloth right after breastfeeding or bottle feeding. You gently massage the gums with a piece of cloth wrapped around your finger to help prevent plaque and bacteria.