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8 Ways to End Your Child’s Tooth Brushing Tantrums

Tooth Brushing

If you have young children, you’re probably accustomed to dealing with daily power struggles. Like many other essential practices, tooth brushing can easily turn into a battle. When it comes to managing your children’s health, obtaining dental care from an affordable dentist is just the tip of the iceberg; proper daily dental care is imperative. Tooth decay can begin as soon as tiny teeth erupt. Before you throw in the towel and give in to the tantrums, try the following tips.

How to Make Tooth Brushing Easier

  1. Accustom your child to routine dental care before their teeth erupt, gently washing their gums with a wet cloth.
  2. Brush at the same time every day.
  3. Use dental products created especially for children, such as fruit-flavored toothpaste and character toothbrushes.
  4. Make the child’s dental care routine playful. Sing, play music, or have funny conversations with your child’s teeth.
  5. Pretend to brush the teeth of your child’s favorite doll or stuffed animal.
  6. Associate tooth brushing with a pleasant activity, such as brushing right before reading your child a bedtime story.
  7. Monitor your child’s tooth brushing routine and reward consistent behavior.
  8. Brush your teeth in front of your child, making it look like fun.

Ask Your Dentist for Help

If you’re finding it hard to win the battle of the brush, consult an affordable dentist in Mount Dora for help. Your family dentistry experts can make recommendations and help you teach your child good dental care habits.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Mount Dora, call Advanced Dental Care of Mount Dora today at (352) 729-3668 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Mount Dora. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Mount Dora, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Mount Dora. 

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