In a world of flavored toothpaste, mouthwash, gum, and breath mints it seems like the world is trying to get at something. If we had to guess, that something would be “Bad breath stinks!” Unfortunately, all of the aforementioned solutions to bad breath target symptoms, not causes. Let’s take a look at what causes bad breath, and how we might stop them!
Encouraging children to brush their teeth can often feel like an uphill battle. That’s why it’s imperative to teach your child to brush even before his/her first tooth pops out! The earlier you engage your child in positive (and fun) teeth brushing rituals, the better the chances of avoiding battles. Watch out—with any luck the process of brushing teeth may even become a fun activity …. for both of you!