Cleaning Your Child’s Teeth

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  • Clean your child’s teeth as soon as they come through
  • Start cleaning the first teeth with a clean cloth or a small, soft toothbrush
  • 0 – 17 months, no toothpaste
  • 18 months – 5 years use low fluoride children’s toothpaste
  • Parents need to help with or supervise tooth cleaning until children are 7-8 years old