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7 March 2014

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.
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