Have you ever seen a child in the grocery store with their shoes on the wrong feet and shirt on backward?   Chances are that they insisted on getting dressed “all by themselves.” Kids love to assert their “big kid” status around 4 years of age, so it’s not uncommon for battles around brushing teeth to start at this age.  But at what age should kids brush their own teeth really?

No one-size answer fits all kids, but here are 4 questions to help you decide.

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Choosing the Best Children’s Toothbrush: Manual and Electric

Not all toothbrushes are created equal, and choosing the best children’s toothbrush means looking at more than what cartoon character is on the handle. And this is one place where size does indeed matter! Choosing the right brush for your child is important for their oral health, since children’s teeth are still developing.  Below we cover the top considerations for both manual and electric toothbrushes, recommended by dentists, to help you choose wisely.

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