Toothcare for children
Research has shown that the earlier you start to care for your children’s teeth, the less likely they are to suffer from tooth decay. You should start brushing your child’s teeth as soon as the first tooth appears. Fluoride toothpaste is not recommended for children under two (unless advised by your dentist). Choose a toothbrush with a small head and soft bristles, and brush twice a day, in the morning and before bed. Allow children over two to brush their own teeth, but ALWAYS supervise children under seven when they are brushing their teeth. Use a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste for children over two and encourage them to SPIT, DON’T RINSE.
If any adult tooth is knocked out, follow these simple steps: