Brushing your teeth may be the easiest part of your morning and evening routines. But do your children know the proper way to brush their teeth?
If your kids aren’t brushing properly, they could be at risk for dental problems like tooth decay and gum disease, both now and later in life.
Proper tooth brushing can be hard to do if your child hasn’t learned the proper way. To make sure that your child is taking proper care of their teeth, remind him or her to commit to brushing at least twice a day—once in the morning and once in the evening before bed.
When they brush, make sure that your kids follow these four steps:
Properly brushing teeth is the best line of defense against bacteria and tooth decay. When kids don’t properly brush their teeth twice a day, they don’t effectively remove all of the food particles, plaque, and bacteria in their mouths.
If your children don’t brush properly, they will probably start seeing:
In addition to properly brushing and flossing, dentist visits are important for your children and should occur at least twice a year. Your local Kool Smiles dentist is always happy to show your children the proper way to brush their teeth and answer all questions about children’s dental health.
Make an appointment for your child with your local office by calling us today.
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