23 Jul · Leanne · No Comments

When should I start flossing my child’s teeth?

I floss my teeth, but when should I start flossing my child’s teeth? Tooth brushing every day can help with removing most dental plaque, however brushing alone cannot remove plaque in places a toothbrush cannot reach, especially in between teeth. By flossing your teeth, you reduce the amount of dental plaque in between your teeth …

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17 Jul · Leanne · No Comments

BATTLE OF THE TOOTHBRUSH

Electric Vs Manual toothbrush, which is better for my child?   Tooth brushing either with an electric toothbrush or manual toothbrush helps physically reduce plaque build up in our mouths. There is evidence revealing that electric toothbrushing may assist with reducing plaque build-up provided that it is used correctly. Thus, electric toothbrushes are generally recommended …

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16 Nov · Kylie Kinkead · No Comments

Floss is Boss

Why Should Children Floss?   We all know it’s essential that children brush their teeth twice a day but it’s just as important that we teach them to floss at least once a day.  Bacteria, plaque, and food can become stuck in between teeth, potentially leading to gum inflammation/disease, tooth decay, and bad breath.   …

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19 Sep · Kylie Kinkead · No Comments

Brushing – Support your child to learn to brush

  Here at Kiddies Dental Care we get many questions about how parents can best support their children when first learning how to brush their teeth. How long should you brush children’s teeth for? Simply remember our 2×2 motto…brush for 2 mins twice a day.  Many families use a count down timer on a phone …

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