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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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Children go free: NHS dental care explained

The NHS has been looking after our children's smiles by offering free dental care for decades. But do you know which treatments you and your little one are entitled to?

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11 July 2019

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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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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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Children’s dental emergency? Follow our five-step checklist

If your child has a toothache or an accident that damages one of their teeth, it’s important to get them to the dentist as quickly as you can.

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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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