Children aged three to six should only be using a pea-sized amount of toothpaste, according to the US CDC. Photo: AP

Many parents are brushing children’s teeth with an unhealthy amount of toothpaste, CDC warns

  • About 40 per cent of young US children are using so much toothpaste they risk fluorosis, white marks and discolouration of teeth
  • Children aged three to six should only use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste
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Children aged three to six should only be using a pea-sized amount of toothpaste, according to the US CDC. Photo: AP
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