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When to brush baby's teeth?

My daughter is 1 year and 3 weeks old now.. I still haven't decided whether to start brushing her teeth. I think she still doesn't know how to spit and am kinda' worried she might swallow some toothpaste..
When did you start brushing your baby's teeth, ladies?

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ayeeza

Asked by ayeeza at 1:17 PM on May. 23, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Go ahead and begin. There are several training toothpastes out there that don't have flouride in them and are safe to swallow. I have been brushing my son's teeth since he was about a year old.
    hootie826

    Answer by hootie826 at 1:19 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • i started as soon as my son started to grow teeth.. there are toothpastes that don't have any florid and are very safe if they do swallow it but it is a good habit to start...

    mommys2cupcakes

    Answer by mommys2cupcakes at 1:25 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • they have tooth paste that is safe for babies, your suppose to brush them when they first get them, I've been brushing my sons since he was 5 months!
    SabrenaLeigh

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 1:25 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • I started as soon as mine got teeth. As pps mentioned, there are toothpastes made for babies that don't have fluoride. It's a good habit to get them in!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:39 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • I started with both of my kids as soon as they had teeth. They have a finger toothbrush and safe to swallow toothpaste. Starting it young also helps them when theyre older. Mine are 5 and 2 now and love to brush their teeth
    mommy_of_2_0609

    Answer by mommy_of_2_0609 at 2:55 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • If she has teeth you should be brushing them.
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 2:01 PM on May. 25, 2011

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