Feb. 10, 2012
Feb. 10, 2012
You know that your children need to brush their teeth. It is the most important thing they can do to protect their smiles. But it can be hard to get your children to brush their teeth every day.
Many parents think their children brush their teeth regularly. But those parents may be wrong. Biomedcentral.com recently reported on a study done in Brazil. The study showed that children brushed their teeth far less than what their parents thought.
Those results would probably be the same with American parents. No matter where you live, children don't really want to brush their teeth. So, is there any way to get your kids to brush more?
The answer is, "yes." You just have to find a way to make brushing teeth more fun.
Brushing teeth doesn't have to be something your child hates to do every day. You can help your child by making brushing fun. You can also show your children how to brush correctly.Today, there are lots of fun toothbrushes and toothpaste options for kids. These can increase your child's excitement for brushing. And there are plenty more ways, too. The website, SaveYourSmile.com, offers several ways to make brushing more enjoyable for kids. Here are just a few:
Follow these simple steps and your children may start brushing their teeth more. When children have fun, they'll brush their teeth more. Then, visits to the dentist may end up being more fun, too.
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