Brush your baby’s teeth!

Like many other moms, I read with horror the recent article in The New York Times about toddlers undergoing general anesthesia for dental work due, in many cases, to neglectful parents. It seems some didn’t realize they should brush their little ones’ teeth for them, while others found it too challenging. I could never be those parents, I thought. I brushed Zoe’s teeth… err, well, I did sometimes. But guess what? Despite my best intentions – avoiding sweets until she was two and … [Read more...]