There's nothing worse than having to subject your child to the whir of the dentist's drill because simple oral hygiene habits were not followed. Sure, kids hate flossing as much as adults, but if we're successful at instilling good behavior early on in life, those habits will provide them with a healthy mouth that will keep them smiling indefinitely. "Ignore your teeth and they'll go away," the old slogan used to say - and it's still true today. Protecting your child's teeth from cavities can be as simple as following a few simple recommendations.
Here are 11 easy things you can do to keep cavities from taking root in your child's mouth - and yours for that matter!
Regular brushing and flossing: Brush at least twice a day, floss at least once a day.
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