Caring for Your Child's Teeth: The Big Kid Years

girl smilingOnce those baby teeth come in, it's not always easy convincing your little one about the importance of brushing. A lot of parents will tell you, it can be a real struggle. But after the hurdle of teaching your child about caring for his precious toddler teeth, your job is far from over. Children miss over 750,000 days of school each year because of dental problems. So as they get older, it's critical to teach them how to maintain a healthy smile into adulthood. Here is what you need to know about caring for your big kid's teeth.


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