Cavity Prevention: Elmo

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Questions on Cavities

C.K. asks from Chicago

My daughter just turned 3 on March 21 and she already has 3 cavities!!! I'm mortified and feel like a terrible mother for letting this happen. We try not to practic...


Help with Tooth Brushing

E.A. asks from Chicago

Does anyone have any tips for getting my 22 month old to let me brush his teeth? I have tried Elmo tooth brushes and brushing my own teeth with him. All he wants to ...


Brushing Teeth

N.K. asks from Detroit

My daughter is 15 months old and since she's cut teeth I have been brushing her teeth with a rubbered brissle toothbrush. The doc said that was fine and when their 2...


He Won't Let Me Brush His Teeth!

J.L. asks from Dallas

My 15 month old almost has all of his teeth and I know I should be brushing them, but it's a wrestling match every time. My husband holds him down and I have to pry ...


Brushing 2 Year Olds Teeth

C.M. asks from Houston

Okay moms I need sone help. I have a two year old boy who hates to get his teeth brushed. It started about a year ago. I've tried everything I can think of but he kic...


How Do You Break Your Toddlers Bad Habits Without Losing Your Mind??

L.S. asks from Dallas

Ok so I thought I was pretty lucky with my son. When we took him off the pacifier he did great, when we switched from bottles to sippy cups didn't have any problems, ...


Toddler Teeth Brushing

M.R. asks from Denver

My 2 year old son won't let me brush his teeth anymore. He always has loved it since he was a baby. He would sing the "Ah, ah" song while I brushed and when we were...


Brushing Teeth for a 16 Month Old

V.B. asks from Tampa

Hi everyone. I'm hoping I can get some advice on how to brush my son's teeth. He is 16 months old and has full mouth of teeth! His been a big baby since birth and he ...


Daughter Dreads the Doctor

R.R. asks from Boston

Hi Mamas! I hope this finds you all well. Today, I took my almost 3 year old daughter to the doctor for a regular check-up. We have spent the past year preparin...


How Do I Get My Son to Let Me Brush His Teeth?

K.E. asks from Fresno

Ever since my son got his first tooth I've tried brushing his teeth. He'll usually let me get one or two brush strokes in then clamps his mouth shut and won't let me...