- If baby's oral hygiene is poor, they can develop gingivitis, the initial stage of gum disease; signs include puffy, sore or red gums.
- Some conditions such as Down's Syndrome and Type 1 diabetes increase baby's chances of developing gum disease.
- Gum disease can be prevented by cleaning baby's gums and teeth (when they erupt) regularly.
"If you suspect your infant has gum disease, you should schedule an appointment with your child-friendly dentist as soon as possible"
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