How To Teach Your Child to Practice Good Dental Hygiene

Good habits start at the beginning.  Teaching our children the right way from the start just might create a burning desire in them to build good quality habits for life.

Children need to be taught the proper way how to care for their teeth as soon as their teeth begin to develop – and if you start them on the habit early, they’ll have good dental hygiene as an adult.

You have to carefully brush a baby’s teeth with a soft brush and don’t use any toothpaste until your child is aware that the toothpaste should not be swallowed. For most children, that awareness is around the age of two.

By this age, under adult supervision, children should be in the habit of brushing their teeth – and if you make it fun, children will want to brush their teeth. By the time a child reaches kindergarten age, he should be able to brush his teeth without adult supervision. Continue reading “How To Teach Your Child to Practice Good Dental Hygiene” »