Getting your child to brush their teeth regularly and properly can sometimes be a challenge. Finding ways to make it fun, rather than a chore, often helps, which is why we wanted to make you aware of a fun event you and your children can join in with as part of National Smith Month. The Great British Brushathon takes place on 3rd June 2021 and will connect people from around the world in a huge, communal toothbrushing event!
If this sounds like the perfect excuse to get your children involved and interested in brushing their teeth, read on for some information on how you can take part, as well as some top tips to encourage them to follow a good oral health routine.
When? - Wednesday 2nd June 2021 at 9am
Where? - From your bathroom, anywhere!
How? - Share a selfie of you and your family brushing their teeth
Why? - To promote the value of brushing your teeth and having a healthy smile
Simply post your photo on your favourite social media channels and use the hashtags #SmileMonth and #GreatBritishBrushathon to join in the Great British Brushathon. Tag your friends to encourage them to take part and spread the word far and wide that looking after your smile is great for your teeth, gums and overall health.
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Poor tooth brushing at a young age not only puts children at risk of tooth decay, discomfort and pain but it can also affect the eruption of their adult teeth. If your child gets into bad habits now, they are setting themselves up for a lifetime of dental problems, pain and expense. That’s why it’s so important to encourage children to get into the routine of regular brushing. If you’re thinking this is easier said than done, we understand, which is why you might like to try some of these tips:
If you have concerns about your child’s oral health or you are struggling to get them to brush properly, speak to our dental team. Call us on 01256 353033 or click here to book an appointment and we’ll be happy to show you and your child how to brush effectively and give advice on the best toothbrush types.