A quick guide on safe handling of common oral healthcare items
The items used in day-to-day dental care at home are safe when used properly. But if these items are misused or get into the hands of unsupervised children, the items could pose a health risk. It is important to properly store dental toiletries and secure medications in your home.
The following guide provides poisoning prevention tips, symptoms to watch for and the steps to take if you think someone might have ingested dental toiletries like mouthwash, toothpaste or denture cream.
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