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When do you start cleaning their teeth?

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lowrib Wed 15-Jul-09 00:33:18

Sorry for the stupid question, but I saw the Teeth Cleaning Tantrums thread and it suddenly occurred to me I have no idea about teeth cleaning!

My DS just has the first bit of just one tooth sticking out of his gums. I'm so proud he actually has one <<PFB alert grin>> but it hadn't even crossed my mind that I might have to clean itblush When do we start cleaning it / them? Do you clean the little bit that's there or wait until it's more of a tooth?

Do you get special baby toothpaste? (Surely they must swallow it so adult stuff no good?)

TIA smile

TrinityRhinoHasASillyStepson Wed 15-Jul-09 00:35:58

as soon as you have got over the fact that he has one

seriously the ight that he has one
I would clean it

congrats in your dss tooth grin

ShrimpOnTheBarbie Wed 15-Jul-09 00:49:45

I just wiped them with a flannel as they were coming through but by the time DD was one (she got her teeth quite late - had about 4 or 5 then) was brushing morning and night.

Yes - you get special baby toothpaste (and brushes) for under 2s.

LadyOfWaffle Wed 15-Jul-09 01:24:03

baby toothbrush & baby toothpaste as soon as it pops through

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