Watch “Mommy Moment – April 12, 2021 – Toddler Brushing Teeth at 18 months!” on YouTube

https://youtube.com/shorts/PQnsyrqJiLo?feature=share

This morning’s “Mommy Moment” was a pleasant surprise!

My 18 month old decided that she was ready to take the lead on brushing her teeth🦷😁🤯

****This anecdotal video is NOT medical/official dental advice, please consult your licensed pediatric dentist for formal advice****

Monica’s teeth started coming in when she was 3 months old, so we started using these brushes that I received to review. 

https://amzn.to/2OGwFhq

I loved how easy they are to use and apparently Monica does too! She is using it along with a fluoride free “Training Toothpaste”
https://amzn.to/3thpziG

We still follow up on her brushing (she likes to focus on her front teeth) and make sure her molars and the backsides get some brushing too.

Oral health is VERY important and I am a supporter of starting EARLY.  We also took Monica to her first dentist appointment when she was a year old.

Here’s an article with some other helpful tips!

Teaching Your Toddler to Brush Her Own Teeth

For nearly two years, you’ve been the one holding the toothbrush. Now it’s time to pass the torch and teach your toddler to brush his teeth by himself….

https://www.whattoexpect.com/toddler-health/learning-to-brush-teeth.aspx?xid=android_share

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