Why does the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush beat a conventional brush?
It is easier to brush with your finger than with a normal brush. Unlike a conventional brush, the KSIDDO afety Finger Toothbrush is very flexible and ensures that the user has control over the brush at all times. Children tend to hurt themselves with a conventional brush and are reluctant to brush their teeth while with KIDDO no cuts or abrasions can be caused because it is so soft.
What are the therapeutic benefits of the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush?
Speech therapists recommend the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush for their therapy. According to them babies, toddlers and young children do not consume enough rough foods. This results in speech impairments. Rough food is necessary for sound formation on the tongue and is therefore crucial for speech development. The texture of the soft bristles of the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush therefore aids in the development of speech. Dentists, oral hygienists and periodontists have confirmed that the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush helps stimulate and improve circulation in the gums which in return improves general oral hygiene. They also say that the chewing motion and using the tongue develops the muscles in the mouth. Motor skill development is also practiced because the user uses his or her finger in fine motions to brush their teeth.
My child refuses to brush his teeth. Will KIDDO help me to get him to brush?
In many cases, a child had a previous bad experience with brushing his teeth. It might have hurt them (because a convention brush is very hard) which resulted in the refusal to brush their teeth. Besides the safety of the brush, the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush is very soft, it looks attractive and is fun to play with. Another important aspect is that the child is now holding the toothbrush himself. This will motivate the child to brush by himself or herself because it is now a different and fun experience.
Is the brush too soft to take off all the plaque?
A toothbrush does not need to be hard to take plaque off your teeth. Many people, especially children, brush very hard. This damages the gums and the enamel on the teeth. It is therefore more advisable to use a softer brush than a very hard one. One of the main features of the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush is that it fits onto your finger. This makes it easier to feel where you are brushing and how hard you are brushing. KIDDO is so soft that you can even brush hard without hurting yourself.
Is my child too old to use the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush?
The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush can be used on babies, by toddlers, young kids, teenagers, adults and elderly people. The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush was designed for all ages and there is no age restriction. Brushing with your finger is easier than with a normal toothbrush and everyone can brush with their finger!
Can it be used for a disabled person?
The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush is ideal for disabled people. Because of the softness of KIDDO no damage will be caused in the mouth. KIDDO helps stimulate and improve circulation in the gums which improves general oral hygiene. Dentists say that the chewing motion and using the tongue develops the muscles in the mouth. Rough food is necessary for sound formation on the tongue and is therefore crucial for speech development. The texture of the soft bristles of the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush therefore aids in the development of speech as well. The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush fits onto the finger which aids in the development of motor skills. KIDDO therefore has plenty of benefits for disabled people.
Is it effective in cleaning braces?
The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush is very helpful in cleaning orthodontic braces. It can be used to clean at all angles in the mouth and to brush in between the braces. Many times the bristles of a conventional brush cause bleeding and sensitive gums. This can be avoided by using the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush. KIDDO helps stimulate and improve circulation in the gums which improves general oral hygiene and more comfort for those with braces.
Is it safe to use?
First of all, the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush has been approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Association of America) therefore it meets international standards. One of the main features of KIDDO is its safety. It is very soft which prevents damage, cuts and abrasions in the mouth. The fingercap of KIDDO fits securely onto the index finger, attached to this is a safety handle which can be gripped in the palm of the hand. This prevents it from slipping off the finger or hand. All these factors make the KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush a Super Safe brush to use.
How long does it last?
You can twist it turn it and pull it. The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush is very flexible and durable. It will outlast a normal toothbrush.
My child bites my finger. Will he bite my finger when I help him?
If your child bites your finger, hand him his own toothbrush. He can bite on his own finger and will most likely not bite as hard. You can show him how to brush so that he can start brushing by himself so that you do not have to help him anymore. KIDDO is easy to handle therefore your child does not always need your assistance and can brush easily by himself.
How should I clean it?
The brush is easy to clean. For babies you can sterilise it in Milton and for older kids you can just rinse it under the tap after you have brushed. Only cold sterilants should be used. Do not put it in the microwave or steam sterilisers.
Should I use it with toothpaste?
The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush can be used with or without toothpaste. The bristles have a rough texture which will clean teeth effectively if used without toothpaste.
What is it made of?
The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush is made of a soft plastic called monprene. Monprene is a FDA approved material and is safe to use in the mouth.
How often should I replace it?
The KIDDO Safety Finger Toothbrush will outlast a normal brush. It can last you for more than a year. However, it is advisable to replace the brush every year for hygienic purposes.