Comparing brush strokes to train wheels, generating a bubble factory, weaving a good story — all techniques parents can use to teach children to brush teeth properly, according to Colleen Seto at canadianliving.com.

“Just like taking baths and eating veggies, brushing their teeth can be an activity that kids don’t always greet with enthusiasm. In fact, it can be met with outright resistance. But a solid teeth-brushing regimen is important to help children combat tooth decay and develop a lifetime of good oral hygiene,” Seto said.

Read five more of her creative suggestions at: http://www.canadianliving.com/moms/health/8_tricks_to_get_your_kids_to_brush_their_teeth.php