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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)!

Your seven-step guide to your child’s tooth first falling out

Book your child’s free NHS check-up

Remember to book your child's regular check-ups as recommended by your dentist. . You don’t have to pay a penny, as kids go free on the NHS until they reach 18, or 19 and are still in full-time education.

Children can also see our dentists for free until the age of five with Bupa Dental Essentials, an affordable alternative to private dental care if there’s no NHS availability at your local practice.

Find your local NHS practice

*Bupa Dental Care National Survey 2018

Bupa Dental Care is a trading name of Oasis Healthcare Limited. Registered in England and Wales number: 03257078. Registered office: Bupa Dental Care Vantage Office Park, Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 1GW.

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