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When did you add toothpaste to the brushing routine?

I'm not sure when I should do toothpaste, she turns 1 on the 5th and has 4 teeth.

 
gottalovemal

Asked by gottalovemal at 6:24 AM on Aug. 30, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I started when he had teeth. They cant have kids toothpaste with flouride until after they are 2. You have to use the baby tooth and gum cleanser or toddler/training toothepaste that is flouride free. Also, the american academy of pediatric dentistry, alot of pediatricians, and alot of dentists recommend that babies be seen at 12 months by a dentist to watch for early signs of decay, to educate the parents on how to brush and what to watch for and to make sure the teeth are coming in ok. I took my son in at 12 months.
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 11:35 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • you can use toothpast.. get the kids kind
    Aasiyah

    Answer by Aasiyah at 6:27 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • same time as i used the brush. Use kid's toothpaste
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 6:46 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • you can start useing some now.
    ladybug36519

    Answer by ladybug36519 at 6:55 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • I use the training toothpaste. It does not have any fluoride.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 6:59 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • I use "Toddler Toothpaste" - no fluoride, and my son like the taste.
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 7:23 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • my dd takes the toddler toothpaste. she loves to do it herself. its fine to start now with the baby toothpaste and brush
    lambdarose

    Answer by lambdarose at 8:15 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • We buy the colgate for infants and toddlers. It doesn't have any flouride, so it's safe if they swallow what they are brushing with. :)
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 11:40 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

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