CHILDREN’S TEETH AND ORAL HEALTH: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT

STRONG TEETH MAKE STRONG KIDS

But shockingly, 46% of children 0-8 in the U.K. have tooth decay1. No wonder there's a national oral health crisis. That's why Oral-B, along with the University of Leeds, is leading the charge to help patients teach children about better oral health.

TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE OUR KIDS STRONGER.

35% OF CHILDREN AGE 12 ARE TOO EMBARRASSED TO SMILE OR LAUGH4

3 DAYS OF SCHOOL ARE MISSED EVERY YEAR PER CHILD DUE TO DENTAL PROBLEMS5

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR CHILD'S ORAL HEALTH

Select your child's age range to get the best toothpaste and toothbrush combination they can use for daily brushing.

0-2 YEARS

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3-5 YEARS

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6-12 YEARS

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1. In their primary teeth. Source: National Health Service Child Dental Health Survey 2013.
2. Due to tooth decay. Tooth extracted under general anaesthetic. Source: Public Health England Health Matters: Child Dental Health 2017
3. Children with decay waiting for dental treatment in hospital. Source: Public Health England Matters: Child Dental Health 2017
4. Due to tooth decay or missing teeth. Source: National Health Service Child Dental Health Survey 2013
5. Children with decay waiting for dental treatment in hospital. Source: Public Health England Health Matters: Child Dental Health 2017.