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Toothpaste for Kids

Is there any kind of toothpaste which causes no harm when swallowed? My two year old son used to swallow the water while brushing.
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Dr. Kshitiz Rohilla
11 yrs. of exp | Faridabad | Oral Pathologist

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A slight amount of toothpaste is ingested even by adults during brushing..... this is never a major concern.... kids toothpaste are different from adult's toothpaste by 1 major factor of having less fluoride..... you can take any toothpaste containing less than 500 PPM of fluoride and that should be able to take care of your child's dental health adequately.... Regards.....
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Dr. M. R. Pujari
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Hi..you can buy cheerio or Pediflor. Regards
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Dr. Sanjay Shah
30 yrs. of exp | Mumbai | Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist

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Children toothpaste are usually with no or minimal fluoride.  Swallowing won't cause problems.  Plain Colgate dental without fluoride or Cheerio may be used.  Any non fluoridated toothpaste is fine. 
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Dr. Yash Saxena
7 yrs. of exp | Mumbai | Dentist
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At the age of 2 years don't use the toothpaste that is used for adults at all, Tooth paste for kids is different. Get it prescribed by a dentist based on tooth formation dentist prescribs a tooth paste containing fluoride with maximum content 450 -500 ppm Plus based on which area you belong. For 2 year kids use kids tooth paste only once a day.
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Dr. Mohammad Imran Khan
8 yrs. of exp | Lucknow | Dentist
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Hi pedo toothpastes which are avaipable in market do have 500 ppm of flouride hallf of conventional ones in market..one in a while if swallowed is not to worry but it shudnt be a habbit ...best of luck take care
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Dr. Mukesh Garg
7 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Dentist
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There many tooth paste available in market for children like cherio gel pediflor
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Dr. Mitali Parikh
3 yrs. of exp | Ahmedabad | Dental Surgeon
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Hello, There are various toothpaste a available in market for kids below six having minimal content of fluoride i.e Colgate kids, cheerio etc. It's ok if he shallows it
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Dr. Arti Misra Sharma
7 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Dentist
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Nothing will happen don't worry. U can give him cheerio paste
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