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They Can Do It All By Themselves

I’ve been teaching my sons about proper dental care since they were young, by modeling good oral hygiene, and also by brushing their teeth and encouraging them to do likewise. Of course, the day comes when they want to do it all by themselves, without a parent’s help, and at that point you start to worry about missed spots and whether they are doing it right.

My son is pretty independent, and a toothbrush like the Philips Sonicare for Kids power toothbrush is right up his alley. It looks like a kids toothbrush, with the option to personalize it with characters he chooses (he chose blue for boy), so he could really make it his own. And the Philips Sonicare for Kids helps children learn to brush their teeth with 500 strokes per second and cleaning power that compensates for earlier, undeveloped skills. So he can do it himself, just like he wants.


I ordered the Philips Sonicare for Kids power toothbrush for my son from Amazon and showed it to him for the first time, and he was thrilled. And of course, he wanted to put the stickers on by himself.

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And then of course, he had to use it, because it’s cool looking and new, so he brushed his teeth, and showed me what a great job he did.

“See mama? I can do it all by myself. I don’t miss any parts”.

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He’s gotten really good at it, and gets the back teeth now too 🙂

Philips Sonicare for Kids has an easy grip handle for smaller hands, high and low power modes, and a KidTimer that runs up to two minutes to encourage children to brush longer (my son pointed out the humming timer to me while he was using it, and said “Times up!” when it was done…kids get it!).

The Philips Sonicare for Kids power toothbrush also has a brush head and sonic technology that allows children with braces to get particles in and around their braces, and there is even an interactive brushing app that engages children while they brush, because the toothbrush has Bluetooth® wireless technology (that’s the most technologically advanced toothbrush I ever heard of). The app is free and lets kids track while coaching and motivating them.

And of course, when you have a toothbrush with fun characters on it that buzzes, your other kids want to use it too.

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This post was sponsored by Philips Sonicare.