Child Dental Nutrition

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    1. 1. Child Dental Nutrition Jill Cummings
    2. 2. Begin at a Young Age <ul><li>Cleaning a baby’s gums is very important </li></ul><ul><li>Flossing between teeth prevents cavities </li></ul><ul><li>Make brushing teeth a fun family activity </li></ul>
    3. 3. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay <ul><li>Commonly called this because of putting children to bed with a bottle. </li></ul><ul><li>This sugary substance sits in the mouth and on the gums all night. </li></ul><ul><li>If the child must have a bottle at night it should be water. No milk or juices. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay (B.B.T.D.) Effects: <ul><li>Crooked Permanent Teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Cavities </li></ul><ul><li>Delayed Speech Development </li></ul><ul><li>Ear Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Eating Habits </li></ul><ul><li>Brown Stains on Teeth </li></ul>Two Year old’s teeth suffering from B.B.T.D.
    5. 5. Nutrition <ul><li>An important factor for good dental health. </li></ul>
    6. 6. It’s Just a Drink…..NOT! <ul><li>Pop should not be seen just as something to drink. It is a serving of sugar. </li></ul><ul><li>Each serving of Juice has 6 times the sugar as a serving of that natural fruit. </li></ul><ul><li>Juice should be diluted. </li></ul><ul><li>Pop intake should be very limited. </li></ul>
    7. 7. What your Dentist Can Do <ul><li>Routine Exams are critical </li></ul>
    8. 8. Now let’s see how much you learned!!!
    9. 9. <ul><li>It is not important to brush a baby’s gums. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>It is not necessary to dilute juice. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>A step that is not part of good dental health is: </li></ul><ul><li>Regular Dental Check-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Flossing and Brushing teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Sending child to bed with a bottle of milk </li></ul><ul><li>Eating a well balanced diet </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Seeing the Dentist regularly is important even if one eats right and takes proper care of teeth. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>True </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Which of the following is not a factor from B.B.T.D.? </li></ul><ul><li>Ear Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Crooked Permanent Teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Bad Eye Sight </li></ul><ul><li>Brown Spots on Teeth </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>Flossing is not important at a young age, after all you’ll lose those teeth anyway . </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>What is the best thing to give a child at bedtime? </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Juice </li></ul><ul><li>Milk </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul><ul><li>Diet Soda Drinks </li></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>Since babies do not have teeth exposed, there are no serious damages from Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>Drinking a lot of milk is not dangerous to children’s teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
    18. 18. Great Job!!!
    19. 19. No, Sorry. Try Again!!!
    20. 20. Great Job!!!
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    22. 22. Great Job!!!
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    24. 24. AWESOME JOB!!!
    25. 25. Ooops! Try Again!!!
    26. 26. AWESOME JOB!!!
    27. 27. Ooops!!!
    28. 28. AWESOME JOB!!!
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    30. 30. AWESOME JOB!!!
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    32. 32. Great Job!!!
    33. 33. Ooops!!!
    34. 34. You’re a Genius!
    35. 35. Uh Oh! Try Again!
    36. 36. Thank you to all these sources <ul><li>http://www.oralb.com/ . 25 June 2009. This site is where I got a lot of my information. </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=kid+at+dentist&gbv=2&aq=f&oq = 25 June 2009. Picture of girl at the dentist. </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?gbv=2&hl=en&sa=1&q=food+pyramid&aq=0&oq=food + 25 June 2009. Food pyramid picture. </li></ul>
    37. 37. <ul><li>http://images.google.com/images?gbv=2&hl=en&sa=1&q=baby+drinking+bottle&aq=f&oq = 25 June 2009. Baby drinking from bottle. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you to all of these sources for the use of the information and pictures! </li></ul>

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