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Top Tips for Good Oral Care During Childhood
Brushing and flossing
Begin using fluoridated toothpaste twice daily to brush your child's teeth as soon as teeth erupt. Young children tend to swallow toothpaste when brushing, rather than spitting it out, so it is advisable to supervise your child while brushing. As soon as two teeth touch each other, floss between them once a day. You can use regular floss or special plastic floss holders.
New parents often ask, "When should my child first see a dentist?” Your child should see a dentist by his or her first birthday.