ADA Fights High Cavity Rate in Children with Fluoride Toothpaste

Papers in February JADA issue note benefits of using fluoride toothpaste on baby’s first tooth

To fight cavities in children, the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA) is updating its   guidance to caregivers that they should brush their children’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first tooth comes in. This new guidance expands the use of fluoride toothpaste for young children.

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