Adolescence Childhood Infancy

Looking after your child’s teeth

Expert: Dr Sarah Good
Masterclass structure: 11 lessons (20:24 minutes)

About this class

When to start brushing your baby’s teeth? Does your child grind his teeth? Or when should you schedule your child’s first visit to the dentist? Dr Sarah Good answers these and any questions you may have about how to take care of your child’s teeth in this masterclass. This masterclass is of interest to… well, everyone! If you or your children have an orange juice for breakfast, then you should definitely watch this masterclass. Some members of the REC Parenting team (we won’t give names) discovered that they have been doing it wrong all along…


About the expert

Dr Sarah Good qualified as a dentist from Guy’s Dental Hospital in 1997. She then took up hospital posts in oral and maxilofacial surgery and oral medicine; prior to a period in general dental practice in London. During this time, she achieved her Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow. Sarah qualified as a Specialist Orthodontist in 2003, achieving both a Master of Science degree in Orthodontics and a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She is on the General Dental Council’s list of Specialist Orthodontics. Keen to continue her career development, Sarah took a three year position as a Senior Registrar in Orthodontics at the Royal London Hospital and the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, enabling her to achieve a Fellowship in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Sarah now works as a Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital and lectures on the London Postgraduate Orthodontic Teaching Programme. She is a member of the British Orthodontic Society.

Lessons in this class

13 Lessons (40:51min)
0. Lesson - Meet your expert 0:29
1. Lesson - The complete masterclass 20:27
2. Lesson - Arrival of baby teeth 2:21
3. Lesson - First visit to the dentist 1:08
4. Lesson - Toddler teeth 1:27
5. Lesson - Dummies and thumb sucking 2:07
6. Lesson - How to avoid tooth decay 3:44
7. Lesson - New tooth or the Tooth Fairy phase 3:10
8. Lesson - Older children 1:48
9. Lesson - Tooth trauma 1:21
10. Lesson - Gumshields 0:48
11. Lesson - Tooth Grinding 1:33
12. Lesson - Take home message 0:28

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