Oral Hygiene Advice for Children

oral hygiene for children

  • Tooth brushing should be done twice daily.
  • You should always spit toothpaste out, do not rinse after brushing.
  • For children up to 6 years old, use toothpaste with a Fluoride Concentration of 1000ppm. From 6 years upwards, you can use toothpaste with Fluoride content of between 1000-1450ppm.
  • Mouthwash can be used at a time other than brushing for an extra fluoride boost.
  • Toothbrush should be replaced every 2/3months or once you notice toothbrush becoming worn.
  • A small headed toothbrush should be used with medium bristles.
  • Use small circular movements to clean both teeth and gums.
  • Have sugary drinks and foods less often.
  • Visit your dentist regularly.
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