Finding the best toothpaste for you child can help make the road to a happy smile much easier. First, while your child is still learning to properly brush their teeth, if they haven’t learned to spit the toothpaste out, you may want to opt for a fluoride free option until they turn 3. There are many training toothpastes available for little ones in appealing flavors to get them excited to brush their teeth.

We’ve picked the top 5 best toothpastes for kids for you to review below. Once you find the best fit for you, be sure to get in a steady routine of brushing teeth each morning and each night before bed. You’ll also want to see a pediatric dentist sometime after their first birthday for their first check up.

Tom’s of Maine

Leader in Natural Toothpaste

Tom's of Main Toothpaste with strawberries
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Tom’s of Maine has a variety of kid friendly toothpastes both with and without fluoride. From Silly Strawberry to Orange and Mango, the flavors are fun and appealing to young tastebuds. They also have an Anticavity rinse, with and without fluoride.

Weleda Childrens Tooth Gel

Specially Made for Young Teeth

Weleda Childrens Tooth Gel
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Weleda has a natural children’s tooth gel perfect for babies just getting their teeth. It will help deeply clean children’s first teeth and is safe to swallow. It’s free of sugar, artificial sweeteners, surfactants, synthetic preservatives, flavors, colorants, or raw materials derived from mineral oils, using silica and essential oils for clean fresh teeth.

Colgate 2-in-1 Toothpaste

The brand you know and trust

Colgate 2-in-1 Toothpaste
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Colgate is one of the most popular brands of toothpaste for people young and old. Their 2-in-1 kids formula’s have fruity flavors kids love plus cavity and enamel protection. The fun packaging and easy to dispense container will have kids excited to brush their teeth!

Hello Kids Toothpaste

Naturally Made toothpaste

Hello Kids Toothpaste with apples
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Hello Products offer naturally friendly kid’s toothpastes will help them prevent cavities, remove plaque, and strengthen enamel. You can find an organic training toothpaste for your littlest ones, or a range of fluoride or fluoride free options and flavors for older ones.

Burt’s Bees Fruit Fusion Toothpaste

True to Nature

Burt’s Bees Fruit Fusion Toothpaste with oranges and mint
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Burt’s Bees is known for their natural gentle personal care and beauty products. They also have a great kid friendly toothpaste available with  or without fluoride with a delicious fruity flavor kids will love!

By getting your kids on track with a healthy oral hygiene routine, you’re setting them up for a happy future full of bright smiles. Be sure to combine your at home care with regular check ups every six months!