Answer: Age 6
- Below 17 months: Clean teeth without fluoride toothpaste
- Between 18 months - 5 years: Clean teeth twice daily with toothpaste containing 0.5–0.55 mg/g of fluoride (500–550 ppm)
- Above 6 years: Clean teeth twice a day or more frequently with standard fluoride toothpaste containing 1 - 1.5 mg/g fluoride (1000–1500 ppm)
References: Australian Dental Association (n.d.). Community Oral Health Promotion: Fluoride Use (Including ADA Guidelines for the Use of Fluoride). [online] Ada.org.au. Available at: https://www.ada.org.au/Dental-Professionals/Policies/National-Oral-Health/2-2-1-Fluoride-Use/ADAPolicies_2-2-1_FluorideUse_V1 [Accessed 24 Feb. 2019].
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