Statement of Acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians on whose ancestral lands we provide dental services.

We acknowledge the deep feeling of attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to Country.

We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending our services.

We are committed to improving the oral health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

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Encourage your child to Spit, don’t rinse

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Encourage your child to spit the toothpaste out but don’t rinse with water.

After brushing, encourage your child to spit the toothpaste out but don’t rinse with water.

Encourage your child to spit the toothpaste out but don’t rinse with water.

Each time your child brushes their teeth, both morning and night, make sure they spit but don’t rinse.

Toothpaste contains fluoride which helps strengthen your child’s teeth.

By not rinsing with water, fluoride in the toothpaste will stay on your child’s teeth for longer helping to keep them strong.

See brush morning, brush night for advice on brushing your child's teeth.