Is this even safe?
Overusing toothpaste or other sources of fluoride in very young children can be quite detrimental.
Intake of excess fluoride — whether through toothpaste, fluoridated water, fluoride supplements, or a combination of these — can cause a condition in children known as dental fluorosis, which results in an unsightly discoloration of the teeth. While fluorosis can be treated by bleaching the teeth, the best method is to avoid the condition in the first place. [Read more…]