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Teeth - decay and erosion

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Teeth are some of your children's most important possessions. How you look after their teeth from the time they are babies will make a difference to how they grow and how healthy they are. This means not only how you clean them but also how you protect them from things that can harm teeth. Tooth decay is preventable.

More to read about children's teeth, tooth decay and care of their teeth:

 Raising Children Network 

There are several other topics about caring for the teeth of children on the Raising Children Network site:


Resource - South Australia

Children aged up to 18 years are eligible to attend the School Dental Service. Dental care is free for all toddlers and preschoolers at the School Dental Service.

To find your local clinic, visit Dental clinics After hours call healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222 for advice on further care options.

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The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).

This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.

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