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Dental care in small children

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - Dr. James Bush at the Colonial Heights Medical Center is offering tips for dental care of small children.

Don't put kids to bed with food or a bottle.

Check to see if your water contains adequate fluoride and avoid sticky candies.

If your child is one year old or younger, wipe their gums with a clean cloth.  If they are more than a year old, brush their teeth twice day. Start scheduling a dentist appointment around the age of one.

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  • James A. Bush, M.D.

    James A. Bush, M.D.

    Colonial Heights Medical Center
    3512 Boulevard
    Colonial Heights VA 23834
    (804) 520-1110
    Hopewell Medical Center
    815 W. Poythress St. 
    Hopewell VA 23860
    (804) 458-8557
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