How To Use Fluoride To Maintain Your Child’s Dental Health
Water sources contain fluoride, a mineral that helps fight tooth decay and prevent cavities. Tooth decay usually causes pain, tooth loss and gum disease. Keep reading to find out how fluoride can be used safely.
- Many brands of toothpaste and mouthwash contains fluoride which helps in preventing tooth decay.
- Start brushing your child’s teeth using a fluoride toothpaste as soon as their baby teeth come in.
- Always supervise your child’s brushing, as too much fluoride can cause dental fluorosis.
Talk to your child’s dentist to ensure they’re getting the right amount of fluoride.