Introducing the wonderful world of dental hygiene can be frustrating for parents and children alike. I have one child that dreaded brushing her teeth.
Fortunately, these 10 fabulous stories help encourage the importance of keeping those pearly whites healthy and happy. Try reading one of these fun books when your little teeth-brushing-newbie starts their dental routine! And enjoy that fresh sparkly little smile!
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1. Brush, Brush, Brush!
This cute sing-songy book by Alicia Padron makes brushing teeth fun!
2. Open Wide, Tooth School Inside
This hilarious book by Laurie Keller combines interesting facts and a quirky story by Laurie Keller. Open Wide is sure to entertain and inspire children of all ages to take better care of those pearly whites.
3. Melvin the Magnificent Molar
Narrated from Melvin’s perspective, this tooth book teaches little ones how to have happy healthy teeth. This fun story is written by Laura Jana and illustrated by Allison Valentine.
4. Pony Brushes His Teeth
In this book pony, written by Michael Dahl, learns to brush his teeth by watching his dad. Tip: After reading this book have your child watch you brush your teeth and see if he can learn just like pony!
5. Clarabella’s Teeth
Poor Clarabella! She spends all day brushing that giant mouth of crocodile teeth! This spirited story is a fun way to discuss oral hygiene with preschoolers. This little book is written by An Vrombaut.
6. The Tooth Book
This classic Dr. Seuss book talks about who has teeth, who doesn’t, and how to make sure we keep the teeth we have!
7. Have You Ever Seen A Moose Brushing His Teeth?
This cute story written by Jamie McClaine and April Goodman Willy will inspire children to take care of that smile!
8. The Tooth Book: A Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums
This book, written by Edward Miller, combines straightforward advice with little sprinkles of tooth history and lore. Sure to help answer all those questions that your little one has about their teeth!
9. Brush Your Teeth Please
Kiddos will have a blast reading this delightful pop up book by Leslie McGuire! Full of animals and fun this story is an easy way to introduce the importance of brushing your teeth!
10. I Know Why I Brush My Teeth
Sam learns about molars, canines and incisors, baby teeth and big ones, and how to look after them all. This book, written by Kate Rowan, is ideal for children in Kindergarten and older.
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