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Brushing our teeth with Cars

We've never really had an issue to teach our children that they must brush their teeth before bedtime.  As of the appearance of their first teeth, they got a toothbrush in their hands each day.  The fact that they can stand up in the bathroom in between the 2 sinks, in front of the mirrors is a bonus. But it's much harder to teach them to properly brush their teeth. This is exactly the same conclusion as Erika Van Tielen  made.  For some reason they just seem to suck    the toothpaste a bit and then they are "done" and ready to play with the water tap and splash around a cup of water.  My endless repeating that it is not a race, that there is not a virtue in being done quickly and that he has to cover all sides etc  didn't seem to hit ground.
Since my dentists seem to be happy about the fact that I brush electronically, I wondered if that would also be better for children.  Additionally I wondered if the Disney Magic Timer app would be a benefit to them as well …

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