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 Oral Health for Babies and Infants  

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As part of a community campaign to promote good oral health care for babies and toddlers the Australian Dental Association (ADA) has developed oral hygiene guidelines and tips for parents and carers of young children.

Your child's first or primary teeth are as important as permanent teeth and require daily care.

Click here to view and download our postcard containing tips for your child's dental health.

Almost all dental disease is preventable. The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has developed three fact sheets and a media release accessible below, containing guidelines and tips for parents and carers of young children to help prevent early childhood dental decay.

Fact Sheet - Oral Hygiene (PDF 485 KB)

Fact Sheet - Healthy Eating equals Healthy Teeth (PDF 480 KB)

Fact Sheet - Tooth Development in Babies and Toddlers (PDF 483 KB)

Media Release - Caring for Teeth for Life (PDF 60 KB)

Additionally, the ADA has created a brochure, which contains comprehensive information on caring for teeth during early childhood. These brochures are available from your dentist or by contacting the ADA on (02) 9906 4412. 

 

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