What’s every kid’s least favorite part of getting ready for bed? No, it’s not checking for monsters in the closet, and it’s not turning off their favorite television show (although that can be a difficult battle, too). Hands down, every child’s least favorite part of the evening routine is brushing their teeth. Why? It’s actually a simple answer.
The whole 2 minute drill seems like it takes an eternity. Have you ever seen a kid want to stand 2 minutes in one place? Usually without proper supervision it turns into 30 seconds. This is one of the reason the American Dental Association has dedicated February National Children's Dental Health Month.
Here's a few things you should know about your pearly whites:
Knowing this can help with your child's overall dental hygiene, safety and health. Talking with your kid about Dental Health this month is a great idea. It also leads into other topics like smoking, alcohol, diabetes, sport safety and many more. Stay tuned to our feature article each week this month regarding National Children's Health Month. Also follow us on Facebook for daily dental tips!