08Sep
2017
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3 Reasons to Avoid Giving Kids Gummy Vitamins

3 Reasons to Avoid Giving Kids Gummy Vitamins

Perhaps when you were a kid, your parents gave you chewable vitamins in the shape of cartoon characters. They tasted okay and were easy to take. It was a smart way for your parents to get you to take supplements that you may have needed. However, there is a modern trend in vitamins that is […]

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 – […]

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? […]

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