Choosing a toothbrush

Take your tot to the store and let him choose his own toothbrush and toothpaste.

A colorful character on the brush’s handle may not inspire you, but it might make all the difference in coaxing your toddler to brush his teeth.

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When to see the dentist

Experts agree that you should bring your child to the dentist by her first birthday.

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Tooth decay danger

Early childhood decay is usually caused when babies are put to sleep with a bottle filled with milk, formula, juice, or other drinks that contain sugar, even natural sugars.

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