08Dec
2017
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The Pros and Cons of Using a Pacifier

The Pros and Cons of Using a Pacifier

Pacifiers are commonly used to soothe infants. However, there are also some detrimental effects that can come about when a child uses a pacifier for too long. Should you allow your child to have a pacifier at all? Here is a pros and cons list so that you can make an informed decision. Benefits of […]

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 […]

27Oct
2017
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5 Gentle Ways to Soothe a Teething Baby

5 Gentle Ways to Soothe a Teething Baby

Many parents are particularly concerned about using any kind of medication on an infant. For this reason, a parent may be at a loss for how to help a teething child deal with the pain that comes along with the eruption of new teeth. While a number of companies make “homeopathic” gels or tablets, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

29Aug
2017
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3 Creative Ways to Get Your Kid to Let Go of the Pacifier

3 Creative Ways to Get Your Kid to Let Go of the Pacifier

By age two, your child won’t be suffering any permanent damage by continuing to use a pacifier. However, after age two, baby teeth may begin to slant as a result of long-term pacifier use. This risk continues to increase. By age four, a child may be looking at lifelong dental repercussions if the habit is […]

25Aug
2017
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What You Should Know About Your Child’s First Dental Visit

What You Should Know About Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Is it time for your child’s first dental visit? How do you know? What can you do to prepare your child for his or her first trip to the pediatric dentist? These are just some of the questions we want to answer for you to help calm any concerns you may have about your child’s […]

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 […]

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