How to Brush your Baby’s Teeth – You should start cleaning and caring for your baby’s gums well before the first tooth appears. A couple of times a day just wipe her gums gently using a clean, damp face washer or gauze. When teeth arrive, you can clean them twice every day in the morning and before bed. Wrap a clean, damp face washer or gauze around your finger and wipe the front and back of each of your baby’s teeth.
If it’s all the same to your child, you can introduce a small, soft toothbrush designed for children under two years. Use only water on the toothbrush until your baby is 18 months old. Once your child is 18 months old, you can use a pea-sized amount of low-fluoride toothpaste on the toothbrush. Continue reading