Information on caring for your children’s teeth and getting the best oral healthcare.
Find out about when and how to introduce toothbrushing, get ideas for weaning foods without sugar, information on healthy snacks and the best drinks for babies teeth.
There’s plenty you can do to keep your child’s first teeth healthy, including teaching toothbrushing skills, the best foods and snacks for healthy teeth and regular visits to the dentist.
Find out what you can do to continue good oral health habits in older children including toothbrushing, tooth-friendly foods and drinks and fluoride varnishing.
Find out what happens in nurseries and schools taking part in the Childsmile programme.
Discover how dental practices are working with the Childsmile programme to prevent childhood tooth decay.
If you're looking for a dentist in your area, you can search for dentists by postcode on the NHS24 website (external link). You'll need to select 'dentists' from the drop down box.