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how old before a child can use adult toothpaste?

 
harris4

Asked by harris4 at 1:11 AM on Sep. 18, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Honestly, my kids never used "kid" toothpaste. They're dentists always said that as long as we used the proper amount (not tons and tons of it for their little mouths), and they weren't eating it, it wasn't a problem (both of which would go for the little kid toothpaste, too). They said that mostly the whole point of the kid toothpaste was the flavoring and packaging, designed to appeal to a child.


    sailorwifenmom

    Answer by sailorwifenmom at 1:36 AM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • my kids use the kid kind..Before age 4 we used the toddler kind.
    hill2

    Answer by hill2 at 1:12 AM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • I would say adults when they don't sollow anymore
    whoreallycares

    Answer by whoreallycares at 4:04 AM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • My daughter uses the "kid" toothpaste. She's 3.
    Natly2007

    Answer by Natly2007 at 4:07 PM on Sep. 18, 2010