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April 29th, 2014, 06:33 PM
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How often do you brush your child's teeth?

Do you floss them? If so, how often?
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April 29th, 2014, 08:07 PM
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Couple times a day. She won't let me floss. And she refuses to let the dentist look in her mouth :/ We have a referral for a pediatric dentist that can use sedation/nitrous so they can get in there and see what's going on. One of the reasons she sees neurology is because she falls a lot and most of the time she doesn't catch herself with her hands so she often hits her face into things from what little her dentist can see and what I've described, the dentist is pretty sure all of those falls have killed the nerves in the two front teeth so we may need baby root canals
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June 10th, 2014, 07:41 AM
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Brush at least 2 times a day, she gets to brush in the morning, but has to let me or her dad brush at night, and we Floss her at night as well.
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June 12th, 2014, 05:36 AM
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Ive never actually even thought about flossing!?!!!!! WOW Mom fail!
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June 30th, 2014, 12:59 PM
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Ive never actually even thought about flossing!?!!!!! WOW Mom fail!


I never though of flossing either! I didn't think to do it so young. One of my good friends floss her kids teeth twice a day and when she told me that her youngest was 1 1/2.
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June 30th, 2014, 05:02 PM
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At this age, the dentists we've had usually don't suggest flossing because kids are so wiggly and it can be hard enough to just get a brush in there If you have a calm toddler, though, it can work
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