Ask for sugar-free medicine.
Sugar can damage your child's teeth.
Most medicine you can buy over the counter will have a sugar-free alternative.
Ask your doctor to prescribe sugar-free medicine for your child.
Tips for healthy teeth:
Use a medicine syringe for babies.
Give medicines with a meal if possible.
Give a small drink of milk or water after medicine.
Brush teeth at bedtime and one other occasion each day using a small soft brush and family fluoride toothpaste.
Take your toddler to the dentist regularly.