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It is best to use a toothpaste containing fluoride as this has a protective mechanism against developing decay.


Fluoride mouthwashes are also available and are exceptionally beneficial for older patients whose salivary flow may be reduced and who may have gum recession.

Both these factors can lead to an increase in decay and using an additional fluoride mouthrinse can reduce this risk.

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Child’s First Visit

At North Berwick Dental Centre we try to make your child’s first dental appointment as relaxed as possible. They will have the chance to explore a new environment and discover exciting facts about their own mouths. A visit to our surgery can be educational and enjoyable for children and their parents.

Ensuring they feel happy and confident about their visit

It is best for your child to perhaps accompany yourself or an older sibling to observe a dental visit on the first occasion, thus introducing themselves to the dentist, the environment and reducing the fear of the unknown.

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