July 27, 2021
by Tohoku University
A mother’s mental health may play a larger role in a child’s toothbrushing habits than previously thought.
It is no secret that brushing your teeth twice a day is highly effective in promoting healthy teeth and gums. The International Association of Pediatric Dentistry advocates brushing with toothpaste containing fluoride to prevent decayed, missing, or filled teeth – known as childhood dental caries (ECC) – in children.