Toothbrushing Tips for Young Children

Each child has different skills and needs that can guide parents in helping him or her brush. Tips to Help Young Children Practice Brushing & Make It A Good Experience: 1. Choosing a toothbrush Use a soft-bristled toothbrush designed for brushing an infant’s or child’s teeth. 2. Holding a toothbrush

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Understanding and Responding to Children Who Bite

Biting is a typical behavior often seen in infants, toddlers, and 2-year olds. As children mature, gain self-control, and develop problem-solving skills, they usually outgrow this behavior. While not uncommon, biting can be an upsetting and potentially harmful behavior. It’s best to discourage it from the very first episode. This

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