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 – […]

28Apr
2017
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4 Ways to Help Your Pre-Teen Defeat Bad Breath

Bad breath is caused when bad bacteria builds up in the mouth. Today, we’re going to focus on helping your pre-teen to conquer bad breath in 4 easy steps. This is important for kids, especially as they get a little older, because the other kids at school can be merciless, and bad breath can really […]

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 […]

24Mar
2017
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Will Your Child Benefit from Using Mouthwash?

Dental care is different for parents and children. One thing that you as an adult should be using is mouthwash. You may wonder if your child should be using mouthwash as well. Here are a few points to help you determine if your child needs to take this additional step, and a few tips for […]

17Mar
2017
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Helping Your Child Recover After a Dental Procedure

Helping Your Child Recover After a Dental Procedure

At BRSH+FLSS, we focus on preventative care to help children avoid major dental work. However, sometimes an emergency arises due to circumstances outside of one’s control. How can you help your child to recover comfortably following a dental procedure? Here are a few suggestions. When a Child Has Had a Dental Extraction The doctor will […]

14Mar
2017
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Helping Your Adolescent to Maintain Healthy Gums

Helping Your Adolescent to Maintain Healthy Gums

Teens are a high risk for gum disease thanks to the hormone changes that take place during puberty. This makes a good oral care routine for those nearing or going through the adolescent years vital. What are some indicators of gum disease, and how do you know when it’s time to schedule a dental appointment? […]

08Mar
2017
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Is It Time to Curb Your Child’s Thumb Sucking Habit?

By the time a child reaches age 3, he or she is likely to end a thumb sucking habit. However, if this does not happen, it may be up to you as a parent to provide the proper amount of encouragement to stop the thumb sucking. Why does this habit need to be addressed? What […]

07Mar
2017
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Providing Children with the Right Guidance

Most parents know that limiting sugar intake is important for avoiding cavities, but did you know that a well-balanced diet can actually strengthen teeth and help your children to have lifelong healthy smiles? Here are a some of the foods that make up a nutritious diet that benefits oral care. #1: Raw Vegetables Raw veggies […]

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