Toothbrushing Tips for Your Child with a Disability

Some children with disabilities need extra help to take care of their teeth. Young children, especially those with a physical, emotional, behavioral, intellectual, or communication disability, may not have the fine motor skills they need to clean their teeth well. It’s important to brush and help your child with toothbrushing.

Toothbrushing Tips for Your Child with a Disability

Topic:Oral Health

Keywords:Oral hygiene

Resource Type: Fact Sheet

National Centers: Early Childhood Health and Wellness

Audience: Families

Last Updated: February 12, 2018