General & Cosmetic Dentistry
Teaching your kids the benefits of tooth brushing everyday is highly important, but sometimes children find brushing their teeth uncomfortable. Brushing your kids teeth will prevent tooth decay and lower the risk of gum disease. The following advice will help you with getting your children to brush their teeth more easily and to make the process more enjoyable and fun.
Most young children find the act of tooth brushing uncomfortable and most of the time it’s also a difficult situation for their parents. Dentists believe that this is quite often a combination of the texture of toothpaste and the strange sensations which come from moving a brush around their mouth.
One strategy to use which can be effective at times is to try different varieties of toothpaste flavours, as now there is many different brands have been specifically designed for young children.
Another way of making the tooth brushing process more comfortable and fun for your kids, is to use an exciting toothbrush which has been colourfully designed for little kids. By making the process of brushing your teeth each day a fun and exciting experience, your child will be more likely to look forward to brushing their teeth.
To create an enjoyable and fun cleaning experience for your kids, the following are a few simple tricks that you can use to turn an unhappy time into a magical one which they will always look forward to.
Toothbrush sizes: Most children find that adult and larger sized tooth brushes are just too much hassle to deal with. Experimenting with different sizes, handle shapes, bristle firmness and selecting your child’s favourite colour can make the process much more fun.
Electric toothbrush: An electric toothbrush can make it more easier for your child to clean their teeth, as modern electric toothbrushes often come with vibrating sound effects, sure to make for a fun cleaning time.
Novelty toothbrushes: Say goodbye to a boring and bland toothbrush by using one that lights up! By giving your child a colourful toothbrush with flashing lights, a branded and themed brush will be sure to make for a fun cleaning session. Star Wars for example offer a wide range of fun children’s brushes, perfect for making teeth cleaning time a fun daily event.
Are you looking for practical kids dental services? Contact us at Gold Coast Smiles today!