18Aug
2017
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Why Take Your Child to a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist?

Why Take Your Child to a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist?

The fact is that a pediatric dentist does not have to be board certified by the ABPD (American Board of Pediatric Dentistry) in order to practice dentistry on children. So why should you find a board-certified pediatric dentist for your kids rather than just taking your little ones to your dentist? Here are three reasons. […]

08Aug
2017
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3 Best Ways to Keep a Baby’s Smile Healthy

3 Best Ways to Keep a Baby’s Smile Healthy

At BRSH+FLSS, we firmly believe that prevention is the best medicine. That means providing preventative care for your baby’s smile right from the eruption of the first tooth. How can you help your baby to avoid tooth decay and gum problems? Here are three ways:  Schedule the First Pediatric Dentist Visit: According to the American […]

09Jun
2017
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The Basics of Interceptive Orthodontics

What is interceptive orthodontics? This is a preventative method for treating teeth in an effort to avoid extensive orthodontic treatment in the future. Space maintainers are used to help to ensure permanent teeth erupt and grow in properly. Here are some basics about interceptive orthodontics. Why Might a Child Need Interceptive Orthodontics? Sometimes interceptive orthodontics […]

07Jun
2017
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Pulp Therapy – A Baby Root Canal

The root canal is probably the most feared term in dentistry. They can be very expensive, especially since some dental insurance may not cover the entire procedure. However, before a tooth reaches the point of needing a root canal, pulp therapy may be a possible way to intervene. Think of it as a baby root […]

19May
2017
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Dental Milestones in Your Child’s Life

As a parent, you may have questions or concerns about your child’s dental progress. When should the first tooth erupt? How long does teething last? When do permanent teeth begin to come in? These questions are normal, and we will try to outline some of the biggest milestones in a child’s dental health, so you […]

17May
2017
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3 Reasons You Should Take Your Child to a Pediatric Dentist

It may seem more convenient just to bring your child to the same dentist you go to, especially if the practice is advertised as being a family dentist. However, there are some significant advantages to bringing your child to a pediatric dentist who specializes in treating children. Here are 3 reasons to do so: #1: […]

03May
2017
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Is Dental Health Affecting Your Child’s Schoolwork?

You may be surprised to learn that there is a great deal of research connecting a child’s oral health to his or her performance in school. Why is proper dental care so vital to being able to get a good education? Here are some of the things that researchers have discovered. Dental problems result in […]

26Apr
2017
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3 Reasons Your Child Needs to Floss Every Day

Flossing is vital to your child’s oral health. A toothbrush can only reach a relatively small percentage of the surface area of a tooth. Flossing gets too far more of the tooth surface by reaching between the teeth and even getting below the gumline. Here are 3 important reasons your child should be flossing every […]

21Apr
2017
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Swap Out These Common Snacks to Improve Dental Health

As a busy parent, you probably spend a lot of time preparing fast snacks for your kids, sometimes to take to school and other times for around the home or while traveling. There’s nothing wrong with quick snacks. In fact, some can be really good for a child’s teeth. Unfortunately, many common snacks are bad […]

20Apr
2017
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3 Quick Ways to Reduce Enamel Erosion for Your Child’s Teeth

The enamel is a thin layer that prevents dental cavities from occurring. The first line of defense in helping your kids to avoid cavities is to teach them how to protect their enamel. Here are 3 preventative techniques. #1: Important Dietary Changes The best thing you can do to help your kids maintain tooth enamel […]

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