I brush for 2

I Brush for 2 Campaign

This summer, the Minnesota Oral Health Project is launching an "I Brush for 2" campaign to help teach children and their caregivers the importance of spending enough time brushing. We will be distributing stickers and two-minute timers at educational events this summer and fall.


Participate in our #Ibrushfor2 campaign for prizes.

Post a picture or a video of children brushing teeth or parent helping children brush their teeth or describe a family brushing routine using fun brushes, brushing charts, songs, games. The first 50 posts using #Ibrushfor2 on Facebook will receive brushing timers, coloring page with crayons, and stickers.


Brush Teeth for 2 Minutes 2 Times Per Day

Caregiver Strategies for Successful Brushing

I brush for 2

Elise Sarvas, DDS, MSD, MPH, Dental Director, Minnesota Oral Health Project and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota

Most people know that they should brush their teeth twice a day. But not many realize that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that they do so for TWO MINUTES each time. Two minutes can seem like an eternity when staring into the bathroom mirror – and even more so for kids. Read More

Why is "I brush for 2" so important?

"I BRUSH FOR 2" Coloring Page

Need an educational activity for children? Print this coloring page.