Tooth Decay in Children, Children Should Use Toothpastes That Contain Fluoride with a Minimum Concentration of 1,000 Parts Per Million.
It is important for your children to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Preventing tooth decay not only reduces the need for extensive dental care treatment latter on but helps keep dental care cost down.
According to a new study, parents that are concerned about risk of fluorosis, should use toothpastes that contain fluoride with a minimum concentration of 1,000 parts per million in order to prevent tooth decay in their children. It is also advised that concerned about the risk of fluorosis (the discolouration or mottling of the teeth caused by excessive fluoride ingestion) should consult their dentist to discuss the benefits and risks.