Toothbrushing vs. Tooth Wipes for Infants: Study Findings

If an infant or a toddler refuses to have her teeth brushed, according to the findings of one study, parents can use novel infant tooth wipes (Sniffies) for babies 8-15 months old because infants like them and they are effective in reducing plaque.

Created on November 21 2015 at 08: 00 AM

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1: "The Effectiveness Of A Novel Infant Tooth Wipe In High Caries-Risk Babies 8 To 15 Months Old," Pediatric, 2007, by A Galganny-Almeida, MC Queiroz. (Citations: 12).

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess baby and parental satisfaction and plaque-removal efficacy of a novel infant tooth wipe (Spiffies) in high caries-risk babies. Methods: Thirty-five healthy and caries-free infants were selected. Babies had never had their teeth ...

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