Silly StrawberryMy silly tooth brushing trick I use at home: I tell the kids that we need to brush away the sugar bugs and they open their mouths, I look inside and with big eyes I say I see one and I brush it away! They giggle and tooth brushing becomes fun not a chore!

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Jessica  who says:

My 19 month old loves to brush his teeth and since he got a new elmo toothbrush he asks to brush his teeth multiple times a day! I love Laura’s idea of singing. We may start doing that too!

Jennifer M  who says:

I make up songs about Ruth the Tooth, and Keith the Teeth, set to the tune of “Little White Dove.”

Renee C who says: 

I ask my 2 yr old daughter what kinds of sounds different animals make, and as she makes the sounds, I brush her teeth. She opens her mouth different ways depending on what sounds she is making, so after a few animals I’ve been able to reach all her teeth.

Meaghan F.  who says:

Well, I don’t have children, but I look after my nieces. I always tell them that if they want their smile to sparkle, they have to brush for two whole minutes. And sometimes, I do a count down. They seem to think that’s funny

adanma  who says: 

There is a song from The Goodnight Show that we sing. It goes:

Brush brush brush brush
Every tooth no need to rush
Brush them every night until they’re bright
And the you spit
And that’s it!
garrettsambo  who says:

I don’t have a silly story. I buy children’s toothpaste in their favorite flavor and brush with them. Sometimes we have a competition to see who can finish brushing every tooth first

Stephanie V.

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