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 […]

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 […]

17Feb
2017
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3 Myths Regarding the Care of Baby Teeth

From the time your first child was born, you probably started getting a lot of advice from family and friends. Some of it may have been really good advice, while at other times you may have immediately been able to identify the advice as an old wives’ tale.  Here are 3 misconceptions about baby teeth […]

10Feb
2017
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What Are Your 2017 Dental Goals?

It is important to set and work toward goals in order to make good progress. This holds true with every aspect of life, including health. So what goals have you set for your children for 2017? Here are a few good objectives to keep in mind that can lead to better dental health both now […]

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 […]

26Jan
2017
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Healthy Snacks for a Child’s Teeth When Traveling

If your family is always on the go, it can be tough to snack right and keep teeth healthy. After all, it’s almost too easy to pull off at a fast food restaurant and order one or two items off a discount menu. However, your child may not be able to brush for a long […]

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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