We know that the best way to teach is to lead by example, your child should see how you brush your teeth every morning and evening. If you usually do this before or after you go up to bed, alter your routine so that they can be present. If you are creative, you can invent a story that incorporates mythical characters like the gentleman (toothbrush) and elves (the Board) in an epic struggle in the dragon’s cave (the mouth). Sing or listen to a special song for brushing is also good for creating.

Teach him to use the toothbrush as a toy

Make the brushed look fast, easy and fun , while the oral hygiene care. Try to replace flossing remove a spray water pressure. Place a whale or a dolphin so your bathroom faucet, helps make funny rinse.

If your child is too young to made a good tooth brushing and do not want to do it, nothing happens, you can always bring in a third party to perform this odious task, a puppet of confidence. Decorating a sock creating a character who is a dentist by the child who asked a good toothbrushing and also do a flossing. Your dentist puppet can also go along with your child to his first dental appointment, to make the experience less traumatic.

What about older children?

There will come a time when you have to leave your child alone and let him take charge of his own dental care. When children turn 5 or 6 years, they have enough skill and motor control to brush properly (though probably still need to be reminded to brush and floss and must be supervised until 7 or 8 years). At this age, can appreciate the advantages of enjoying good oral health and comply acquire good habits.

Make the brushed look fast, easy and fun, while the oral hygiene care. Try to replace flossing remove a spray water pressure. Place a whale or a dolphin so your bathroom faucet, helps make funny rinse.

If your child is too young to made a good tooth brushing and do not want to do it, nothing happens, you can always bring in a third party to perform this odious task, a puppet of confidence. Decorating a sock creating a character who is a dentist by the child who asked a good toothbrushing and also do a flossing. Your dentist puppet can also go along with your child to his first dental appointment, to make the experience less traumatic.

What about older children?

There will come a time when you have to leave your child alone and let him take charge of his own dental care. When children turn 5 or 6 years, they have enough skill and motor control to brush properly (though probably still need to be reminded to brush and floss and must be supervised until 7 or 8 years). At this age, can appreciate the advantages of enjoying good oral health and comply acquire good habits.

Afraid of the dentist?

Although it might seem strange, according to a new study by the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, you can be you who really did this causing that fear your son. The researchers found that the development of the “Dentofobia” is closely related to the behavior of parents when they are sitting in the dentist’s chair. And what’s more, the way the parent responds to the dentist, may be particularly important in relation to how the child sees the dentist.

Children imitate and take example from their parents, so stay calm in the dentist’s office in front of your children is key, because depending on this, condicionaras the future behavior of your child in addition to getting to acquire good habits Dental. Since maintaining a relaxed attitude during dental visits, daily brushing to promote, there are many ways to ensure that your children grow up with healthy teeth and mouth.

The best remedy against oral health problems, is to acquire good dental habits from an early age and brushing. Do not miss more time and teach your child how to get it, so that more can enjoy a healthy mouth.

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