I recently wrote about the 7 worst foods for your teeth and I must admit, every food listed happens to be a household favorite.
As much as I can get my kids on board with brushing, our twice yearly dental visits have become the stuff of dreaded legend and these lucky kids have never had a cavity! Did you know that 50 percent of kids will have a cavity or filling between 5 and 9 years old? Fifty percent, people!
Admittedly, I don’t supervise my kids’ teeth brushing as much as I probably ought to. I know they quite enjoy brushing with their character toothbrushes and yummy toothpaste, but I’m 99.9 percent sure they don’t brush long enough.
So what’s a mother to do, drop everything to ensure proper brushing duration? Probably, but brushing alone misses 75 percent of their mouths. That’s three-fourths! But have no fear, a fluoride rise such as Listerine® Smart Rinse® can offer extra protection against cavities!
Armed with their Listerine® Smart Rinse®, my kids sprung into action and let me tell you, oral care has never been so much fun around these parts. Check out our favorite rinse faces!
Smile rinse 1 of 7"Mom, this Bubble Blast flavor tastes great!"
Suspicious rinse 2 of 7"Mom, this is so much fun. Am I really fighting cavities?"
Tired rinse 3 of 7"Mom, these germs are ready to give up."
Fighter rinse 4 of 7"Mom, these germs don't stand a chance!"
Silly rinse 5 of 7"Mom, rinsing is fun!"
Surprise rinse 6 of 7"Mom, surprise! No more germs!"
Brotherly rinse 7 of 7The brothers who rinse together keep healthy smiles together.
Do your kids rinse in addition to brushing and flossing?
I received products from Johnson & Johnson as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® Kids Cavity-Free School Year Program. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own. Click here to see more of the discussion.
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