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6 tips for keeping kids' teeth healthy

Posted at 9:52 PM, Mar 30, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- It's spring cleaning time again – and dentists say you should include your children's teeth in the cleanup.

Pediatric dentists say you should establish a dental home by the age of 1 with a dentist who specializes in children.

Their second recommendation: A healthy bedtime routine.

"Start developing good habits early on, so wipe the gums at least with a wet wash cloth," said Dr. Swati Singh, of Smiling Kids Pediatric Dentistry.

Tip No. 3: Make smart food choices.

To see more tips, see Lauren Casey's interview with Dr. Singh in the video player above.


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