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    Brishing teeth
    tothebeach4 posted:
    My son just turned a year old last week. He has four teeth on the top, 3 on the bottom (the 4th hasn't popped up yet) and we have one top molar starting to make it's way through. I was wondering when we should start "brushing" his teeth to help promote good hygiene for the future?
    tothebeach4 responded:
    Oops... Subject should say "Brushing teeth", LOL!
    phoenix31674 responded:
    You should start brushing as soon as teeth come in. actually you should at least run a damp washcloth on just their gums to keep harmful bacteria from building up even before then. I used one of those toothbrushes you slip on your finger until she was about 2 and could listen to direction to keep her mouth open while I brushed.

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