Halitosis Problems in Toddlers North Babylon NY

Bad breath (halitosis) in toddlers tends to surprise parents as it is generally thought to occur only in grown-ups. Leftover food particles could cause breath odor in a healthy child. Food particles can be stuck between the teeth, at the gum line, on the tongue, or on the surface of the tonsils. The resulting bacterial build-up will react with saliva and cause bad breath. Here are some causes of it as well as some common solutions to help you deal with your toddlers’ bad breath

Local Companies

Dennis Edmund Carey
(718) 470-3290
269-01 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
Haesoon Lee
(516) 663-4937
222 Station Plaza North Suite 611
Mineola, NY
Kalpana Veerabhadrappa
(516) 489-8888
607 Fulton Ave
Hempstead, NY
Patricia Mccarthy
(631) 586-2700
300 Bay Shore Rd
North Babylon, NY
M McKee
(631) 444-2730
101 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook, NY
Minu George
(516) 465-4377
410 Lakeville Rd #108
New Hyde Park, NY
Lynn Ann Hawkins
(516) 488-9700
410 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY
Carlotta Hample
(516) 663-8534
222 Station Plaza North Suite 611
Mineola, NY
Paul Harnick
(516) 222-6490
975 Stewart Ave
Garden City, NY
Howard Schreiber
(631) 499-8282
164 Commack Rd
Commack, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided By:

Tips for Dealing with Bad Breath in Toddlers

Author: Paul Banas

Bad breath (halitosis) in toddlers tends to surprise parents as it is generally thought to occur only in grown-ups. Leftover food particles could cause breath odor in a healthy child. Food particles can be stuck between the teeth, at the gum line, on the tongue, or on the surface of the tonsils. The resulting bacterial build-up will react with saliva and cause bad breath.



Here are some causes of bad breath in toddlers:


  • Tartar build-up
  • Tooth infections
  • Pacifier use
  • Dehydration
  • Pharyngitis (inflammation of the pharynx)
  • Tonsillitis (inflammation of tonsils)

There is no need for parents to worry of course! Regular dental hygiene can easily take care of the problem.Here are some common solutions to help you deal with your toddlers’ bad breath:


  • Make sure your toddlers are getting adequate fluid intake. This will take care of dehydration, if any exists.
  • Make sure your toddlers are brushing correctly. If not, teach them the correct techniques.
  • Use a timer for brushing time to make sure your toddlers brush for the correct length of time.
  • Talk with your dentist and get your toddlers a routine check up.
  • Make sure the pacifiers that your toddlers may be using are regularly sterilized.

Of course, bad breath in some instances can simply be caused by recently consumed foods or beverages such as garlic or onions or spicy foods like pepperoni.



There are other serious cases, however, where your children’s breath may smell toxic. In these circumstances, immediately check if your toddlers have consumed any chemical or medicine accidentally kept within reach.


About the Author:

Paul Banas is a founder of GreatDad.com. He writes articles on parenting skills, parenting, pregnancy and dads, parenting tips, baby names, adopted child and many more topics related to dads.

Article Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/babies-articles/tips-for-dealing-with-bad-breath-in-toddlers-891725.html