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When did you start brushing your childrens teeth?

My daughter is six months and has one tooth, well half a tooth. I use the finger brush and have been since around 3 months. But I was just curious when other parents started adn when I should start regularly brushing with the tooth brush.

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Asked by JocelynsMama1 at 12:24 PM on Jul. 30, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • im not sure when you're supposed to, but i just started with my son because he had two teeth come in. he just turned 8 months old. you could always call a dentist, or heck google it lol

    Answer by AmandaN1 at 12:26 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • When they got teeth. :)

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:32 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • I did it with the finger brush from about 3 months, because it helps ease the pain of teething, and got her in the habit. Once she got teeth, I started with a normal toothbrush (which was around 6 months) shes 18 months almost now and loves it :) I do it twice a day

    Answer by Skye-Angel at 12:42 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • i started brushing mines when they start getting teeth THATS WHEN YOUR SUPPOSED TO DO IT

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:43 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • When they get teeth. I use a razberry toothbrush, and my dd loves it. We started then with my older dd, and toothbrushing is never a battle at our house. They climb over each other for turns.

    Answer by apexmommy at 12:55 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • We started as soon as he had a couple of teeth with a toddler tooth brush and just water so that he was used to it. He's 12 months now and just opens up for it.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 1:02 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • When Emi got her first tooth at 6 months I handed her a baby tooth brush and let her chew on it while I brushed my teeth. After about a week she started trying to move it back and forth like I was doing. I brush her teeth when she's done brushing them.

    Answer by Arisce at 4:20 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • Just curious what does DD stand for? Sorry Its on your post I just seen it a lot on here. I'm new :)

    Answer by Sadismom0920 at 12:44 AM on Jul. 31, 2009

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