Prevention of dental caries in children 7-15 years
Information from the English Dental Department of health toolkit.
- Brush twice daily, including just before bed time.
- Use 1450 ppm fluoride toothpaste.
- Spit out paste, do not rinse with a large volume of water.
- Restrict the consumption of sugary drinks and food to meal times only.
- A fluoride mouth rinse 0.05% NaF will be helpful to individuals with caries problems. Use when child returns home from school.