How to look after toddler's teeth?

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1) Supervise brushing

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2) Spit, not rinse

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3)Use an adult toothpaste

Brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste (of quantity 900 – 1100 ppm) until toddlers are 3 years old. After 3 years old you suggest your kid to have a small pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste.
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4) Reward good brushing

Reward must be positive reinforcement and not bribery
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5) Stop the bottle

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6) Look at your own diet, patients

As a Mum, you have to look at your own diet since toddlers will try to eat what mother will eat
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7) Lose that dummy

Prolonged dummy use (after the age of 1) causes something called anterior open bite where the teeth do not grow together and a gap is left at the front of the mouth
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8) Work on eliminating the bedtime feed

Although milk is a low sugar food, it can still cause damage if left to pool in the mouth overnight, especially if your toddler has got used to suckling on demand through the night
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