5 Books That Teach Your Kids About Dental Hygiene

Posted on: November 7, 2012 | Blog

As any parent knows, keeping kids interested in the importance of dental hygiene is not an easy task. Fortunately, we don’t have to tackle this task alone; there are a number of resources available to help make brushing and dental care fun. Here’s a look at some fun, kid friendly books that can get your child interested in brushing.

1. Brush, Brush, Brush – Scholastic Books

This vividly illustrated book offers a catchy, rhythmic tune for brushing teeth, making the brushing routine easy and fun to remember.

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Brush, Brush, Brush - Available through Amazon


2. The Tooth Book – Dr. Seuss

Speaking of rhyming, The Tooth Book is a tale of all the things you can use your teeth for – told by Dr. Seuss, the master of rhyming.

the tooth book by Dr. Seuss
You can't go wrong with Dr. Seuss. Available through Amazon

3. Twinkle the Tooth Fairy – Michelle White

Twinkle the Tooth Fairy is an interactive tooth about the duties of the Tooth Fairy. It even comes with a pouch for your child to put his or her own lost teeth in once they lose them!

cover of twinkle the toothfairy
Twinkle the Tooth Fairy is available at Barnes and Noble

4. My Pet Dinosaur Won’t Brush His Teeth- Sharlene Alexander

This fun, creative book tells a story about the consequences of not brushing your teeth. As a bonus, it also includes dinosaurs.

cover for my pet dinosaur won't brush his teeth
You can even get it on your Kindle

5. The Tooth Book: A Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums- Edward Miller

If your child has a natural curiosity for science, then a straightforward approach might be the way to go. This book combines knowledge, trivia, and tooth lore in an easy to read manner.

cover for The Tooth Book: Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums
The Tooth Book is a hot item on Amazon

Once you have your child’s interest peaked, don’t forget to take them to a Las Vegas pediatric dentist for regular check-ups; healthy teeth are the first step to cover worthy smiles.