12Sep
2017
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5 Ways to Know Your Kids Are Old Enough to Brush Their Own Teeth

5 Ways to Know Your Kids Are Old Enough to Brush Their Own Teeth

Your children need to have their teeth brushed from the time the first one erupts. That means you as a parent are going to be shouldering the work early on. Your child first needs to learn to spit out toothpaste and eventually how to brush on his or her own. But how can you 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 […]

03Aug
2017
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Dental Health Issues Faced by Teens

Dental Health Issues Faced by Teens

As your kids hit adolescence, there are an entirely new set of concerns that can affect their future oral health. How can you help to protect your teenager’s dental health for years to come? Here are some issues to look out for that teens specifically face in regard to oral care. Oral care habits – […]

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 […]

02Mar
2017
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Dental Hygiene for Children: Brushing and Flossing Tips

When it comes to children, instilling good dental hygiene habits as young as possible is vital. In fact, it is a good idea to brush your child’s teeth from the eruption of the first tiny tooth. When your child is old enough, it’s time to teach him or her to take care of those teeth […]

03Feb
2017
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3 Reasons Your Child May Have Bleeding Gums

Bleeding gums can be scary for a child, not to mention painful. As a parent, you hate to see your child in pain and want to fix the problem as soon as possible. 1. You Just Changed Toothbrushes Changing out a toothbrush every few months is a great idea. Just be careful that you always […]

21Jan
2017
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Help Your Children Brush Their Way to a Longer Life

You may have heard that the gap between the lifespan of men and women has decreased due to a 4.6-year increase in life expectancy for men. What does this have to do with your child’s teeth? One of the primary reasons cited for this rapid increase in life expectancy is oral health. Researchers discovered that […]

30Dec
2016
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When Should Your Child Start Flossing?

You know that brushing and flossing are both vital parts of your child’s dental health. However, you may wonder what age is appropriate for flossing. We’re going to address this question in two ways. First of all, at what age should you start helping your child to floss? Second, at what age can your child […]

16Dec
2016
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How to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Brushing teeth on a regular schedule is not something your children take up as a habit by themselves. It takes motivation from parents to make oral care a lifelong habit. If you are struggling to get your kids to be regular in brushing and flossing, here are a few tips to help get them on […]

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