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When to start teeth brush

Hi, my son is 18 months old. He has around 10 teeths. What I need is, when to start brushing his teeth. What to use, I mean which tooth paste and which tooth brush. Is there any special procedure and precautions to follow? Please help on this matter. Thanks in advance .
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Dr. JS Narrenthran Chennai | Pediatric Dentist
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Hi Brushing should start once the first milk teeth erupts in mouth U can use cotton or gauze pieces or plain cloth dipped in warm water and wipe teeth after every meal Once u get more teeth erupting use finger brush Once many teeth erupts u can switch to kids brush based on convenience Regarding paste u can use non fluoridated toothpaste till 2 or 3 years then start using fluoridated toothpaste In general Childs oral health should start during pregnancy itself Mothers dental health Cleaning of gum pads after child's birth till complete eruption Meet your nearest paediatric dentist for more information on anticipatory guidance
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Hello, Ideally brushing should be started when the first tooth erupts in the oral cavity.. U can get in touch with a dentist to know what toothpaste and brush to use..
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Dr. Hemant Kr. Singh Noida | Dental Surgeon
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Yes you must should start brushing right now.Its high time to start brushing.
Yes there comes  special brush for children  of different age group ,like 1 year,2 year,5 year.There also special paste for children in different  pleasant  flavour.
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Brush in circular, brisky movement.
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Teeth brushing should be started when the first tooth is seen in the mouth. The parent should brush the child's teeth until the child is capable of self brushing. Even if the child starts brushing on it's own, parental guidance is essential.
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Hello, Mam,you should definitely start brushing his teeth using kids brush and kids paste.Only use a small pea sized quantity paste for brushing. Regards Dr Suman
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Hi ...the moment you see a teeth erupting in the mouth you should start the brushing habit in your kid.
There are numerous paste available in chemists shop like kidodent...etc.
There are kid tooth brush available in market depending on child'sage you can ask for it.
Back and forth motion can be used as it can be easily learned by kids
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Start his brushing habit
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Brushing for a kid should be started from 6months of age even if teeth are not erupted. Brushing should be done with finger at that time. This increases the blood circulation in the gums which will help the tooth to erupt easily. Later when teeth erupts, brush with a soft brush(small size kids brush) and kids fluoride toothpaste. Even finger brushes are available in the market for easy brushing.
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Hi, its high time to make your kid start brushing his teeth. Nowadays different kinds of toothbrushes are available for infants and kids. Choose the toothbrush with soft bristles and small head which is designed for kids. Use kids toothpaste having no fluoride content or very minimal fluoride content to brush his teeth since they often swallow the toothpaste. Use no more than pea-sized amount of toothpaste. Brushing twice daily is advisable.
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Hi....start brushing his teeth from today only...you are already late for this...there are many flavoured tooth Pastes and designer tooth brushes available in d market...Colgate,dr reddies are some of them...do brush his teeth at night also....and as the procedure concern...make a circular movement on TEETH...kids toothpastes are either fluoride free r have minimum flourides so it's safe if he lick it...as kids like the taste ....
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