If you have children, you know how hard it can be to teach them to brush. Teaching your child how to properly brush their teeth will serve them well throughout their life. Your Fort Collins Family Dentist will tell you that the best way to teach children to brush is to make it fun and exciting for them. Below are a few ways to make their tooth brushing experience fun and something they want to do.
- Show them how it’s done. Use your toothbrush and your toothpaste and demonstrate to them exactly how you brush your teeth. Remember to look excited and act like you are having a great time.
- Turn it into a game or a contest to see who can brush their teeth the fastest.
- Practice on an egg carton. Use an upside down egg carton that your child can use to practice brushing their teeth properly.
There are many different techniques you could use to help make your child’s tooth brushing experiences fun and exciting. Talk to your Fort Collins Family Dentist about what they recommend and how they could help.