Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: hajra | 2013/02/20

Q.

brushing teeth

Hi. My3 year old son had oral thrush a week ago. His gums were swollen n bleeding quite badly. Since then he refuses to brush his teeth. He''s ok now. Started eating food normally also. Just scared of the toothbrush. How do I get him over thev fear?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Try to make a game of brushing his teeth. Brush your teeth at the same time as he does. He must use a very soft toothbrush with a good tasting children's toothpaste.

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