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At what age do you start brushing baby's teeth ?

Cause my pedi told me i can put a damp cloth in my babys mouth to remove milk residue but when do i start brushing his teeth? my son is 3months old don't they have a special finger toothbrush for babies?

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firstimemommy21

Asked by firstimemommy21 at 4:52 PM on Apr. 17, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • as soon as they have teeth you're supposed to clean them. Mine got his bottom teeth at 4 months. I used the finger tooth brush.
    firethearson

    Answer by firethearson at 4:55 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • You should do it from the beginning. Yes the do have those speical tooth brushes but a damp cloth works just as good for their gums.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:55 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • As soon as they have teeth and start eating solids. You an continue to use the wash cloth until they are on table foods if you want.
    Nicoles2LilRams

    Answer by Nicoles2LilRams at 4:56 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • My kids just turned a year old. All three only got their first tooth at 11 months.
    Renee3K

    Answer by Renee3K at 4:58 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • I started at 4months. They sell baby tooth brushes and toothpaste at target walmart king soopers etc. the toothbrush I use is the one where u put it on ur finger. Before she turned 4months I used a wet washcloth or gauze.
    jadesmommy2010

    Answer by jadesmommy2010 at 5:51 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Before they had teeth, so they would accept my finger in their mouth.
    DevilInPigtails

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 7:40 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

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