Children will have their teeth which begins to erupt by 6-7 months, and by the age of three all decidious tooth will have erupted, dental hygiene should begin shortly after the child is born, after feeding use wetcloth to gently clean the mouth, after the teeth have erupted it is ideal to start brushing with the brushes recomended for children, caries is highly prone in children who happen to take dietry intake of to much sugars, especially oral health for children goes beyond brushing and flossing, proper nutrition is essential to help prevent cavites, a diet rich in sugars increases the chances of cavites, so chidren should be fed with a diet that contains fresh healthy fruits, vegetables, protiens, diary and grains and limit treats and junk food to once a week.