Guest Post: The Mama Dentist

A couple weeks ago, we shared a couple posts about our first visit to the dentist and sensory toothbrushing. For this special guest post, we’ve hooked up with The Mama Dentist, Dr. Taylor McFarland, DDS, MS and asked her a few questions on what she thinks parents should know about toothbrushing. Dr. McFarland is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

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Tight-Lipped: Sensory Considerations for Toothbrushing

For the last couple months, we’ve been chatting with pediatric dentist Dr. M, (aka @themamadentist) about kids dental hygiene and oral care. She says that one of the main questions she receives from parents is what to do when their child won’t let them brush their teeth or they cry/scream during the process. Here’s our OT-take for when toothbrushing is an uphill battle.

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