05Dec
2017
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Baby Teeth – Their Vital Role in Your Child’s Oral Health

Baby Teeth – Their Vital Role in Your Child’s Oral Health

Baby teeth fall out, so how important can they be? The answer is: very important! We’re about the explain the vital role that primary teeth (also called deciduous teeth) play in the oral health of your child. A Predictor of Future Dental Health First of all, kids who get cavities in their baby teeth are […]

24Nov
2017
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Make Way for Permanent Teeth – 3 Reasons for Space Maintainers

Make Way for Permanent Teeth – 3 Reasons for Space Maintainers

Sure, baby teeth fall out, but that doesn’t mean they have no useful purpose. In fact, the health of baby teeth can play a major role in how well your child’s permanent teeth grow in because they act as placeholders. But what if your child loses a primary tooth prematurely due to an injury or […]

17Nov
2017
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Should My Child Have Multiple Loose Teeth at the Same Time?

Should My Child Have Multiple Loose Teeth at the Same Time?

Kids usually start to lose their baby teeth during first grade (although this may vary depending on how old a child is when starting school). After that, your child may seem to lose one tooth at a time for several years until all of his or her baby teeth are gone and permanent teeth have […]

19Sep
2017
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Baby’s Teeth

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Baby’s Teeth

As your little one grows, the eruption of new teeth is just one part of the process. If this is your first child, you may have a number of questions about what will be involved in caring for your baby’s teeth. With that in mind, we’ve compiled this list of 5 things parents should know […]

05Sep
2017
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Help Your Kids Brush Their Way to a Longer Life!

Help Your Kids Brush Their Way to a Longer Life!

Did you know that proper brushing and flossing can actually increase the length of a person’s life? This has been the subject of a number of studies. Why is good dental health connected to a person’s lifespan? Here are just a few of the reasons. The Link Between Oral Hygiene and a Longer Life According […]

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 […]

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