Dental Health for Children: 4 Recommended Products
Arm & Hammer Spinbrush Globrush
Children (and adults) tend to brush longer when there’s a built-in timer to track their progress. The Globrush changes colors every 30 seconds, prompting kids to switch sides.
To buy: $9 at drugstores.
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DenTek Fun Flossers
These brightly colored disposable tools are curved so it’s easier to reach between back teeth. Rinse the flosser frequently as you use it so you’re not just moving the bacteria around.
To buy: $3 for 75, at drugstores.
ACT Kids Anticavity Fluoride Rinse
This powerful, alcohol-free rinse comes in fun flavors, like bubble gum and berry, and gives an extra dose of fluoride as they swish.
To buy: $4 at drugstores.
Tooth Tissues Wipes
As soon as the first baby teeth appear, you can clean them with these textured wipes , which contain the natural cavity fighter xylitol.
To buy: $7.50 for 30, toothtissues.com.