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New to parenthood? Having trouble with convincing your children to brush their teeth? Want to avoid the wisdom tooth removal cost? Hopefully, these tips can help you ensure your children adopt a habit of keeping clean teeth.

The key to developing good teeth-brushing habits among your children is turning brushing teeth from a tedious chore to a creative activity.

The easiest way to develop your children’s interest in brushing their teeth is to enhance their involvement in the activity by giving them choice. If young children are able to choose their own, colourful or electric, toothbrush, they are far more likely to take more interest in the activity.

Consider also making it teeth-brushing a family activity to make your children feel involved. Letting your kids brush your teeth and having a go brushing your children’s teeth not only makes it a group activity, but also allows you to ensure that your kids’ teeth are getting an effective, proper clean.

Do not be afraid to get creative either. Inventing a fascinating and intriguing story can help make your kids feel they have to brush their teeth or there could be drastic consequences. Suggesting that the sugar or cavity bugs will make holes in your teeth if you fail to brush your teeth helps to ensure that children decide to keep a healthy mouth for their own benefit.

Sometimes we have to see to believe.

The old tooth in a glass coke experiment is a great way to show children the tangible results of cavities and sugar rotting at your teeth, and how quickly it can occur. Allowing your kids to see a physical demonstration of why we need to brush our teeth

Even if your kids do brush their teeth, you may often find they will stop after thirty seconds due to boredom.

A good way to ensure children keep up the two-minute brushing cycle is to make time fly. Try singing the alphabet, counting time, or even having the television going can help your kids stay preoccupied while they brush to make sure they are hitting that two-minute mark and achieving clean, healthy teeth.

None of us wants cavities, gingivitis, wisdom teeth pain or bad breath. Make sure your kids understand why they need to brush their teeth to develop healthy habits.

Brushing your teeth twice a day is not a large imposition. All children need is a toothbrush and a small amount of toothpaste. If your children ever do develop, unhealthy teeth perhaps find oral surgeons in Melbourne that are able to help.

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