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The Brush to Win elementary school contest encourages students to brush their teeth twice a day, and to track their progress on a Brush to Win calendar for the month of April.

At the end of the month students submit their completed calendar to their teacher for a chance to win their school one of five $1,000 prizes.

Why Brush Daily?

Caring for a child’s mouth can be a challenge, but it is important to make brushing part of their daily routine from an early age; brushing twice a day is a simple step to help keep those baby teeth clean and healthy and to avoid cavities – a good thing when you consider that they can remain until kids are 13 or 14!

Parents, caregivers, and teachers can challenge children to make dental care part of their routine by brushing twice daily for a full month and tracking their progress on the downloadable calendar.

This month-long contest is open to all BC children in kindergarten through grade 3, and promotes good dental health habits by:

  • teaching them about the importance of daily dental care
  • challenging them to brush (and floss!) twice daily for a full month and
  • tracking their progress on a printable Brush to Win calendar.

Brushing twice a day is a simple step to help keep teeth clean and healthy and to avoid cavities.

At the end of the month, teachers can submit their classes' participation stats on our contest site for a chance to win one of five $1,000 prizes for their school!

Parents, caregivers, and schools as well as daycares, clubs and organizations can contact BCDA to request a tour of a local dentist’s office, or to arrange an educational presentation on location. If you would like assistance in arranging an educational visit in your community, contact BCDA by email at info@bcdental.org.