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4 Make sure they brush their teeth twice a day after breakfast and dinner. 4 Supervise them when they’re brushing, even when they’re old enough to do it themselves pop your head round the door to make sure they are doing a good enough job! 4 Brush for at least two minutes using circular movements concentrating on each tooth – try counting the teeth to them as they brush. ORTHODONTICS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS 4 Buy a fun toothbrush. You’ll find lots of gimmicky brushes with their favourite action hero or Barbie on – make it fun! 4 Fluoride – ensure you use a low fluoride paste when they are very young and increase the fluoride content as they get older. 4 Children’s toothpaste doesn’t have to be mint flavoured they may prefer a tropical or strawberry flavour. 4 Use a fluoride mouthwash to strengthen the enamel on their teeth. TOP TIPS FOR CLEANING YOUR CHILDREN’S TEETH 89 Smiles & F aces The Comprehensive Guide To Orthodontics Octagon Orthodontics www.octagonorthodontics.com


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