Good-enough mothers instill healthy lifetime habits in their children and the earlier they do it the better.
A child who consumes sugary drinks or candies is more likely to suffer from dental cavities.
Assumption is bad. There were three main reasons why I assumed that my two kids may not have cavities. First of all, we go two times a year to the dentist. Then, my children brush their teeth two times a day and finally, they consume a limited amount of sugary drinks and candies. However, the X-ray results were opposite. Many parents, just like myself, assume that their kids know how to brush their teeth but in fact your child needs your help.
Now, I help my children how to brush their teeth, it is never too late. These are 10 main steps in training your child how to brush their teeth:
Make sure, you buy toothpastes that are meant for kids and contain fluoride. It is like vitamins and nutrients for teeth that protect them from cavities.
Let us make a 2-minutes fun family activity in the morning and before going to bed while brushing your teeth together with your child!