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Fluoride toothpaste tips for kids

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​Fluoride toothpaste is a safe way to prevent tooth decay.
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  • When you see your child’s first tooth, it’s time to start brushing with toothpaste 2 times a day.
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  • Make sure to use the right amount of toothpaste for your child’s age.
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  • Parents are in charge of putting the right of amount of toothpaste on the brush.
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  • Always keep toothpaste in a safe place, away from children.
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  • Teach your child to spit out the toothpaste and not to swallow it.
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Current as of: March 1, 2021

Author: Provincial Oral Health Office, Alberta Health Services