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Every parent knows that children aren’t always the most co-operative. And when it comes to getting them to do something new or that they don’t want to do they can be particularly resistant, whether it’s putting on shoes or getting them to take a bath.

In fact, new research conducted by Europe’s largest dental treatment provider mydentist, has revealed that 30% of parents struggle with getting their children to brush their teeth, rating it more difficult than getting them to wash or dress themselves.

Steve Williams, Clinical Services Director at mydentist, commented:

“Parents should teach their kids about the importance of oral hygiene as early as possible; brushing baby teeth as soon as they start to appear and supervising children as they get older until they are at least eight years old.

“This will give them the best possible start and will get them...

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