In our practice, you may have heard us refer to those nasty “sugar bugs”, the bacterial villains that cause tooth decay, feeding off of sugar in your child’s mouth! This is a great, fun way to get the message across to kids that oral hygiene habits are important! Similarly, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (mychildrensteeth.org) uses the term “Mouth Monsters” to refer to these same bacteria that cause decay of the teeth!
So whether you call them “Sugar Bugs” or “Mouth Monsters”, here are some additional handy tips for teaching your kids about their oral health:
Need more ideas? Give us a call to find out how we can help you keep your child on the path toward great oral health!
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