What you need to know
Brushing your baby’s teeth is one of the best HABITS you can create for your child. Tooth brushing can provide a lifetime of protection and keeps teeth and gums healthy. Baby teeth are important for eating, speaking, smiling and for your child’s confidence. Poor oral hygiene can cause tooth decay which leads to problems with eating, speaking, smiling and confidence. Tooth decay causes pain and misery to a child and increases the chance of rotten adult teeth.