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Posted by: cbardywoo  (10 years ago)
What would be a good recommendation for a 4 year old child as far as when to brush, how long, what type of tooth brush should they use?
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Hi cbardywoo!

You should brush your child’s teeth twice a day, using a soft bristled toothbrush.

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Posted by: kathryn  (10 years ago)
Hello Chardywoo,

Use a tooth brush with soft bristles. Hard bristled toothbrush will irritate the gums. Give him/her a safe and yummy tasting toothpaste.
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Posted by: whiteteeth  (10 years ago)
Electric tooth brush had been a big help for me in brushing my kid's teeth.
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Posted by: cornellcrewer  (10 years ago)
I've always found it easier to give my baby cousins and brother the extra soft brush with some cartoon affiliation and played a 2 or so minute song from his favorite tv show every time he brushes his teeth. Seems to work the best for getting them to brush for the full recommended time.
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