What You Need to Know About Pediatric Oral Care via Real Simple

Taking care of your kids’ teeth—brushing, nagging about brushing, flossing, nagging about flossing—is probably one of your least favorite parental jobs. But it’s a necessary evil: Cavities are the single most common chronic childhood disease in America, affecting one in four kids ages 2 to 5. So open wide; here’s a painless pediatric dental checkup.