Dentist Tips on How to Get Your Children to Brush – American Dental Association

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Kid-Tested, Dentist-Approved: 6 Teeth Cleaning Tips from Dentist Parents

As a parent, you may have more in common with your dentist than you think. Many moms and dads—even dentists—struggle to keep their children’s mouths and teeth clean. ADA dentist Dr. Gene Romo is a father of four – ages 13, 10, 8 and 2. “As you can imagine, there can be a wide range of behavior on who wants to brush and who doesn’t in our house,” he says. “I’m not just a dentist, I’m their dad, so making sure they’re establishing good habits early on is important to me.” read more