Good Brushing and Diet Habits- 4 ways parents can cultivate good habits in their children

April 16th, 2020 Andrew Chang

In this podcast for parents of school age children, Dr Diane Tay and Dr Chang debunk common myths about certain foods and teeth health, & how to encourage children to cultivate good habits for teethbrushing and diet. Examples are outlined of ways parents can make the school lunches a healthier choice for teeth. The following 4 ways parents can cultivate good habits in their children are discussed:

  1. Understand current misconceptions between certain foods and teeth health.
  2. Suggestions and ideas for school lunches.
  3. Encouraging children to drink more water.
  4. Tips on brushing and selecting the right toothpaste.

Tips on brushing effectively and recommendations on toothpaste are also provided. This is an episode all parents will find useful to listen.