Until your child is six years of age, fewer than a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste
. In the age of 1-2 (a small smear). Some children have a high risk of caries and can benefit from the use of fluoride toothpaste
when they are under three years of age. Please consult with your dental health professional. With three years-5 (1/2 pea-size). Age 6+ (pea-size amount). Advantages:
- Fluoride toothpaste helps prevent tooth decay.
- Cavity-free children are less likely to develop cavities, as they get older.
- Children aged up to four swallow 40% or more of the toothpastes they use.
- Swallowing too much fluoride toothpaste can cause adult front teeth to have a " white spots " (or colors).
- Always control the amount of toothpaste are used.
- Teach your child to spit after brushing.
- Help your child brush until he or she is eight years. Children up to eight y
ears, how to clean themselves, but a grown man should do brushing teeth before bedtime.
- Brush thoroughly at least once a day along the gum where the teeth and gums meet the chewing surfaces of the teeth.
- The use of fluoride toothpaste, recognized by the Canadian Association for Dental research.
- Use more than the amount of fluoride toothpaste is recommended for your child's age.
- For example, suppose your local water contains enough fluoride - ask your dentist if and when your child must use fluoride toothpaste.
- Let your child swallow fluoride toothpaste.