What's the best toothpaste for my child?
Toothbrushing is one of the most important tasks for good oral health. Many toothpastes, however, can damage young smiles. They
contain harsh abrasives which can strip young tooth enamel. When looking for a toothpaste for your child make sure to pick one that is only
In addition, many parents chose to avoid toothpastes which contain an ingredient called SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate) because it can
cause canker sores (mouth ulcers) in certain children.
Remember, children should spit out toothpaste after brushing to avoid getting too much fluoride, a condition known as fluorosis.
If your child is too young or unable to spit out toothpaste, consider providing them with a fluoride free
For children capable of spitting out toothpaste, we suggest Enamel Saver toothpaste. It is SLS-free, contains no harsh abrasives,
and has a taste kids love.
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