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How to Brush Your Child's Teeth

Posted on 2/21/2022 by Office
How to Brush Your Child's TeethAre you looking for tips on how to brush your child's teeth? Then look no further! In this blog post, you will find everything you need to know about brushing your child's teeth. So read on and get started brushing those pearly whites!

Cleaning Your Child's Teeth

Brushing an infant's teeth can be done with a soft, wet cloth or gauze pad wrapped around your finger. You can also use a tiny, soft-bristled toothbrush designed specifically for infants. Use water and rub the bristles over all surfaces of the teeth, including along the gum line. It would be best if you brush your infant's teeth at least once a day, but preferably after each feeding.

You can start using fluoride toothpaste when your child reaches two years old. Use only a pea-sized amount of toothpaste on the brush. Please help your child brush by holding the brush against their teeth and moving it in small circular motions. Be sure to brush on all sides of each tooth, including the back molars. Finish by having your child spit the toothpaste into the sink, rinse their mouth, and brush thoroughly with water.

You should continue to help your child brush their teeth until they are at least eight years old. After that, they need to learn how to do it themselves to keep their teeth healthy for a lifetime.

Keeping the Kids Interested In Their Dental Health

One of the best ways to keep your child interested in their dental health is by making it a fun experience. For example, turn brushing teeth into a game and praise them for doing a good job. You can also make up stories about magical creatures that live in kids' mouths and need to be brushed away each night.

Brushing your child's teeth can seem like a daunting task, but it is important for their oral health. So follow the tips in this blog post to make it easier and more fun for both you and your child. And be sure to schedule regular dental checkups so that we can adequately monitor their teeth.
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