Mark McClure, DDS
South County Dentist

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How do I get my children to brush?

How do I get my children to brush and floss? 

  1. Make it a game – Competition is a strong motivator, especially for little ones. Although the idea of dental decay might not be effective at getting them to brush and floss properly, the prospect of reigning victorious in an ongoing competition with mom and dad might be a little different. Try creating a game surrounding oral hygiene routine to raise interest.
  2. Try an electric toothbrush – Kids have very little patience for hassle and tedium. Think about it. When they don’t like doing something, it’s usually because the task involves a little work on their part for which they won’t get any ...

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