Introducing 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.
– 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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