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Since moving into our new home out in the boonies 1 1/2 yrs ago, I've been getting used to little differences from living in the 'burbs. Like well water instead of city water. I didn't think about it but my Dentist said that we may all need to get a prescription for flouride since it's likely not in our well water. That had me thinking now that DD#1 is a little older. I was trying to get her to use "bigger kid" toothpaste that has flouride included, not the baby toothpaste without it. Oh. My. GOSH the meltdown we had. She insists every toothpaste she tries EXCEPT Little Bear toothpaste is the most disgusting thing she's ever put in her mouth and she just SOBS when I try to get her to brush her teeth with anything else. We've tried EVERYTHING - Colgate Spongebob toothpaste - no. That line of kid's toothpaste has 2 different flavors, I believe, bubble gum and sparkle fruit something or other... both are unacceptable to her and will result in foaming at the mouth gurgles trying to spit the flavor out. (ugh.) I've tried the watermelon flavor Colgate too, which she DID like before... but now she doesn't. I think she's just being difficult. It is aggravating because I KNOW that she LOVES to gargle with my non-alcoholic mouthwash, so I ended up buying her PLAIN OLD SCHOOL Crest, it has a mild minty flavor - just like the mouthwash. Won't do it. How do I get flouride into my girl without having to go as far as a Rx? Am I worrying too much? How big a deal is this?Answer Question
Answer by augsmom at 8:34 AM on Jul. 27, 2011
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