Ways to Make Dental Care Fun for Children
Looking after your children’s baby teeth is important in helping their adult teeth come through correctly. By making dental care fun, parents can encourage their child to regularly brush and floss.
- Through play you can practice and discuss how to brush and floss teeth properly with your child.
- By using available two-minute songs you can make the time children are brushing their teeth fun.
- For children who may forget to brush, a chart using stickers to mark progress may be beneficial.
“Even if your child is used to the dentist, you can practice dental visits at home to help your children get excited about their oral health. Play dentist with your child where one of you plays the dentist and one plays the patient.”
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