The tooth fairy has existed in folklore for more than 100 years and it is now an indelible part of our culture. How can parents employ this concept in order to promote good dental hygiene and avoid trips to the dentist? Let’s look at three professional suggestions.
– Begin to associate the tooth fairy with healthy teeth and gums.
– Become creative with gift ideas.
– Write a “letter” from the fairy before a dental appointment in order to alleviate any fear.
“Children generally begin to lose their baby teeth between the ages of 5 and 7.”
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