Fluoride Recommended For Young Children
Written by Saddle Rock Pediatric Dentistry on November 21, 2017
Everyone, even young children, should brush twice daily with a fluoride toothpaste, the American Dental Association recommends.
Here are the ADA’s guidelines:
- Caregivers should brush children’s teeth twice daily with fluoride toothpaste as soon as teeth begin to appear. A small smear of toothpaste, no more than the size of a small grain of rice, should be used.
- Children aged 3 to 6 should brush twice a day with a pea-sized portion of fluoride toothpaste. Children this age should still be supervised to prevent swallowing of toothpaste.
- Dentists should counsel caregivers on the correct amount of toothpaste to be used, and proper brushing technique.
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