Reducing the amount of sugar your child eats and drinks, especially during meals is important to prevent tooth decay. We all have natural plaque bacteria, and when mixed with sugary foods the acids produced can damage the teeth.
Limit your child's daily intake of sugar by swapping those ‘sweet tooth’ treats and fizzy drinks with healthier options.
When should I start taking my child to the dentist?
It’s important for your child to have regular dental check-ups once they have milk teeth. This is also a perfect opportunity to gain more information and advice on picking the right age appropriate toothbrush, learning which toothpaste is suitable and tips on keeping their teeth and gums healthy.