Toddler Toothbrushes

Toothbrushes Made Just for Toddlers

Some toddler toothbrushes come with special features parents love like lights and timers. Others are made with child- and earth-friendly materials. Some are easier on the budget than others, but all are proportioned just right for your toddler's smaller mouth and hands.

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Totz Toddler Toothbrush by Radius

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The Totz Toddler toothbrush is recommended for toddlers 18 months of age or older.  It's made with BPA-free materials and it's totally recyclable.  It's also made in the U.S.A. for those trying to avoid imported children's products.  The head is oval so no sharp corners will be ramming into tender gums or the side of your toddler's mouth.  The handle is shaped specifically for your toddler's chubby hand, but it's easy for a parent to hold, too. Radius also makes toothbrushes for children younger than 18 months, older kids, and parents, too.

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Firefly Toothbrush by Dr. Fresh

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The Firefly toothbrushes have a fun feature that eliminates guesswork for parents.  Has he been brushing too long?  Not long enough?  If you press the bottom of the brush, it lights up and flashes for a full minute.  You can use it to get your toddler to brush their upper teeth for one minute and press again for the lower teeth.  The handle is ergonomically designed for little hands and the bristles are rounded on the ends so they're gentle on gums.  They're easy on the pocketbook, too, priced at around $1 at places like Walmart and Target.

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Safety 1st Toddler Toothbrush

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This toothbrush fixes a problem I've encountered many times. You know what will happen if you let your toddler go solo and try to put that recommended pea-sized dollop of toothpaste on the brush, right? Toothpaste everywhere. But when you load it up, the brush becomes top heavy and rolls over. Either way you've got toothpaste all over the bathroom counter. This brush was designed to not roll over when loaded up. Pretty smart. It's also got soft bristles, a grippy handle and comes in a 2-pack (so throw one in the diaper bag).

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