Considering Mouthwash for Your Children?

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth , oralhealthIntroducing mouthwash to your child’s oral care routine can be beneficial in reducing plaque and the risk of cavities. It can also help with braces by removing trapped food and keeping teeth clean.

Key takeaways:

– Consult with a dentist for advice on when mouthwash may benefit your child’s teeth.

– The American Dental Association recommends mouthwash for children aged 6 years and older.

– Always supervise mouthwash until children are old enough to appreciate it is not a drink to be swallowed.

“Your dentist can make recommendations for when to begin using mouthwash and may recommend a specific kind that your child may benefit from based on their unique smile.”

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Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.