Cavity Prevention for Children & Teens

  • Brush morning and night; floss once per day.
  • Help your child brush until age 7 and help your child floss until age 9.
  • No eating after brushing at night.
  • One big snack between meals is much healthier than lots of little ones.
  • No more than one sweet drink per day and drink it quickly!
  • Drink water throughout the day.
  • Sports and energy drinks are full of sugar and pediatricians agree that they’re not needed unless physical activity is vigorous and lasts for longer than one hour.

Pediatric dentist Simon P Morris treats a child patient in San Jose, CA.