Oral Care for Children with Neurological Conditions
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) Paediatric Neurology and Speech Language Therapy Service share oral care tips for children with neurological conditions.
Oral care is important
so encourage your child to develop the good habit of brushing two to three times a day.
Oral care for children with neurological conditions
Teeth and/or between the lips and gums
Ensure that excess water is squeezed out from toothette before oral care
See the video below to learn how to use a toothette.
How to promote oral care in children with neurological conditions
Inform your child before commencing routine
Continue the routine 2-3 times a day even if your child is not oral feeding.