Healthy teeth, happy smile

Your child’s first teeth will help them to eat and speak well, so it’s important that you look after your baby’s first teeth. Find how you can look after them.

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Teeth and teething
Your baby will start getting their first teeth at around 6 months, and by the time they are 3 years old they will have their first set of teeth – 20 ‘baby’ teeth. Find out when the baby teeth appear and how you can look after them.

Caring for your baby’s teeth
Find out how to look after your baby’s first teeth.

Caring for your child’s teeth: 1–2 years
Your child will have most of their baby teeth by the time they are two. Find out how you can look after them.

Caring for your child’s teeth: 2–3 years
Your child will have most of their baby teeth by now. Find out how you can look after them.

Caring for your preschooler’s teeth
Healthy baby teeth usually mean healthy adult teeth. Find out how you can look after your child's teeth.

 

 

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