Children Oral Care Tips

How to care for baby teeth?

Baby teeth are essential for normal facial appearance and proper speech development. You can brush your baby’s first tooth as soon as it appears with a soft bristle baby toothbrush and a little tap water.

For children less than 3 years old, swallowing toothpaste may be an issue. Supervised toddler while they are cleaning their teeth to ensure correct brushing and rinse mouth after.

Replace your baby’s toothbrush every 3 months or when the bristles start to spread out.

To reduce the risk of tooth decay:

  • Clean the dummy before you give it to your baby
  • Don’t let your baby fall asleep with a bottle containing milk, formula, fruit juice or sweetened liquid
  • Use low-level fluoride kids toothpaste
  • Visit a dentist when your baby turn one
  • Limit sugary drinks and foods

Jordan Steps 1 baby toothbrush available at Coles, Woolworths, BigW, Priceline and Chemist Warehouse. Jordan Step 1 kids toothpaste 0-5 years available at Target.

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This blog offers general guidance on children dental health. Jordan Step 1 baby toothbrush is multi-award winner. Jordan is a Scandinavian brand that has been caring for people’s teeth since 1927.