Start Healthy Brushing
Habits Early!
Pediatric Dentistry
Dental Care For All Children
Ages 1-18
(779) 221-2006
Rockford, IL

SpecialNeedsDentistRockfordIL.com
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The Six Steps On
“How To Brush Your Child's
Teeth Correctly”
(18 months to 6 years):
1. Smear a pea-sized
amount of lowflouride toothpaste
onto a soft children's
toothbrush.
2. Sit the child in your
lap, facing away from
you, or stand behind
taller children.
Tilt the child's head
back against your
body so you can see all
the surfaces of the
teeth.
3. Angle the bristles of
the toothbrush towards
the gum. Move the
brush in gentle circles
to clean the outer sides
of the ...
4. Rush in gentle
circles on the inside of
the teeth and gums.
5. Brush back and
forward on the
chewing surface of the
teeth.
6. After brushing all
the surfaces,
encourage your child
to spit out the
toothpaste.
Pediatric Dentistry
Dental Care For All Children
Ages 1-18

“Call Us Today”
(779) 221-2006
Rockford, IL

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The Six Steps On “How To Brush Your Child's Teeth Correctly”.
Rockford area pediatric dental care for children,
adolescents, and patients with special needs.

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Pediatric Dentist Rockford IL | Brushing Child's Teeth Tips

  1. 1. Start Healthy Brushing Habits Early!
  2. 2. Pediatric Dentistry Dental Care For All Children Ages 1-18 (779) 221-2006 Rockford, IL SpecialNeedsDentistRockfordIL.com
  3. 3.  All content in the presentation, including medical opinion and any other health-related information, is for informational purposes only and should not be considered to be a specific diagnosis or treatment plan for any individual situation. Use of this presentation and the information contained herein does not create a doctor-patient relationship. Always seek the direct advice of your own dental pediatrician in connection with any questions or issues you may have regarding your own health or the health of others.
  4. 4. The Six Steps On “How To Brush Your Child's Teeth Correctly” (18 months to 6 years):
  5. 5. 1. Smear a pea-sized amount of lowflouride toothpaste onto a soft children's toothbrush.
  6. 6. 2. Sit the child in your lap, facing away from you, or stand behind taller children.
  7. 7. Tilt the child's head back against your body so you can see all the surfaces of the teeth.
  8. 8. 3. Angle the bristles of the toothbrush towards the gum. Move the brush in gentle circles to clean the outer sides of the teeth and gums.
  9. 9. 4. Rush in gentle circles on the inside of the teeth and gums.
  10. 10. 5. Brush back and forward on the chewing surface of the teeth.
  11. 11. 6. After brushing all the surfaces, encourage your child to spit out the toothpaste.
  12. 12. Pediatric Dentistry Dental Care For All Children Ages 1-18 “Call Us Today” (779) 221-2006 Rockford, IL SpecialNeedsDentistRockfordIL.com
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