Kids and Brushing

My grandma’s boyfriend always said, “Take care of your teeth, they are a direct connection to your physical health.”  He was so wise and I have never forgotten these words.

I want to convey this to my kids and make sure they floss and brush every single day because I know they will thank me for it later (Ack!) but it’s tough to convince a four year old the importance of his oral care.  Which is why I was so excited to come across this adorable book at the pediatric dentist:

bugsIsn’t it cute?!  And the story is good, he was into it while we read it in the waiting room.

How do you convince your little one to brush and floss?