I have an 11 month old and have been brushing his teeth since he had them. However, I worry that I'm not brushing them well enough. He closes his mouth around the toothbrush and pushes it away with his tongue, lol. Any advice on how to get a more thorough cleaning? Also, is it really important to brush all of his gums as well? I'm so worried that they aren't getting clean enough and that he'll end up with cavities. If you can't tell, I'm a first time mom, lol. Thanks! :)
The advice my pedi gave me was to only do 3 seconds at a time; since babies like a routine baby won't get ancy to get the toothbrush out of his mouth because he knows that on 3 seconds he will come out. And also to encourage baby to hold the toothbrush.
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