The Best Type of Toothbrush for Children

The Best Type of Toothbrush for Children

We can all admit that at our children’s bi-yearly visit to the dentist, we’re disappointed but not surprised to hear that our kids need to do a better job brushing their teeth. And often, when we get home, we’re left confused as to what to do besides nagging at our children to do a better job.

A question that dental professionals and our friend Google get a lot is what is the best type of toothbrush for children. Answers vary from traditional toothbrushes to mechanical toothbrushes to those u-shaped brushes, but at the end of the day, the best type of toothbrush is the one your child will consistently use.

Will Your Child Actually Use it?

You could buy your child the most advanced, expensive, new toothbrush on the market, but it still may not do the trick. If you’re not looking over your child’s shoulder every morning and night, chances are they won’t consistently and properly brush their teeth. Unfortunately, that’s just the way it is and always has been because brushing your teeth isn't fun, exciting, or cool.

A New Teeth Brushing Experience

The days of dreading tooth brushing time and rushing through it to get back to playtime are long over. Brushing time becomes a whole new experience filled with excitement, fun, and imagination with Toothbrush Toys.

Toothbrush Toys offer you and your children the opportunity to recreate what tooth brushing means. Whether your child is 2 years old or 8 years old, the Toothbrush Toys experience is suitable for all ages alike.

For the younger children, immerse yourself in reading one of our toy’s corresponding storybooks before brushing time. What better way to get your child excited to brush their teeth then intertwining it with story time.

And for the older kids, download our two minute animated cartoon that corresponds with each character, so your child is entertained while brushing for the recommended time.

So, What’s the Answer?

Nobody can tell you what the best type of toothbrush is for your child. If you get the best brush but your child doesn’t consistently brush their teeth, that brush isn’t doing its job.

A brush that gets your child excited to consistently and effectively brush their teeth is your best bet. How nice would that be; no more yelling and fighting during brushing time!

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