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Parents and children blog

Read the latest helpful advice, tips, do’s and don’ts from Bupa Dental Care on how to support your child’s dental health.

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Nine essential calcium-rich pregnancy foods

Calcium is a key building block in the development of your little one’s teeth and bones. Which makes getting your recommended daily intake (RDI) especially important during pregnancy and breastfeeding. To help you hit your calcium RDI, no matter which stage of pregnancy you’re at, we’ve compiled a useful list of delicious ingredient inspiration. Keep reading to discover how almonds, watercress and more, can help both mum-to-be’s and babies’ teeth be at their best.

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11 July 2019

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Everything you need to know about your child’s smile development

Your little one's teeth will change a lot over the course of their childhood. From their first baby tooth to a full set of gnashers, here are the major milestones to look out for.

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11 July 2019

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Preparing for your child’s first dental visit

Your little one’s first visit to the dentist is a milestone moment. But, you’re bound to have a few questions about the best way to ensure this is the start of a long and happy relationship with healthy dental habits.

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11 July 2019

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Top tips for being the Tooth Fairy

A visit from the Tooth Fairy can be an exciting time for many children and can be nearly as much fun for parents, you can get as creative as you like in your role as the tiny tooth collector. It’s also a great way to add a touch of magic when it comes to keeping your child’s teeth clean and healthy on a day-to-day basis. However, we know that sometimes being the Tooth Fairy is not the easiest task, so we’ve come up with a step-by-step guide to bring the Tooth Fairy to life, no glitter required (unless you want to)!

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11 July 2019

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Five smart sugar swaps for a healthy smile

Sugar appears in lots of different foods, even ones that seem harmless or that are labelled as a healthy choice. And foods that have hidden sugar content can potentially damage your child’s teeth if they eat a lot of them. If you’re looking to cut down the amount of sugar in your child’s diet, here are five smart sugar swaps for a healthy smile.

Bupa Dental Care

11 July 2019

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