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 […]

22Aug
2017
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What Is Gingivitis? – Should You Worry About Your Kids Getting It?

What Is Gingivitis? – Should You Worry About Your Kids Getting It?

What is gingivitis? Should you worry about your kids getting it? Is there any way to prevent this gum condition? Read on for some preventative tips that can help to preserve your child’s happy smile. What Is Gingivitis? The short version is that gingivitis is the precursor to periodontal disease. When plaque builds up on […]

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 – […]

14Jul
2017
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3 Considerations When Buying Your Kid a New Toothbrush

The recommendation is to change a toothbrush every 3 months or anytime you can see visible wear on the bristles. That having been said, you still want to choose the right toothbrush for your child. Here are 3 things to consider when you are picking up a new brush. Toothbrush Size – If your child […]

23Jun
2017
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How to Buy the Right Toothpaste for Your Kids

Home dental care is a vital part of protecting your children from tooth decay. An important element in that home care is selecting the right toothpaste for your kids. Here are some suggestions to help you pick a safe and effective option. Considerations When Choosing a Toothpaste One of the main factors to look into […]

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 […]

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