Just under half of the surfaces of your teeth can't be reached with a toothbrush - because they're the surfaces between your teeth and only dental floss can reach them!
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Did you know...?
The Etruscans (who lived in what is now central and northern Italy) had dentures two and a half thousand years ago!
The tusks of many mammals alive today are actually elongated teeth - these include elephants, walruses and narwhals.
But in prehistoric times they were even longer...
Your child needs healthy baby teeth to eat and grow; help make the shape of their jaws and face; to keep the space for the adult teeth; to speak clearly; and to have a healthy, happy smile.
When your baby is around 6 months old, you can start to teach them how to sip drinks from a cup.
Our easy-to-understand guide to the correct use of electric toothbrushes.