10Oct
2017
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Insurance Reminders as the End of the Year Nears

Insurance Reminders as the End of the Year Nears

We are in the final quarter of the calendar year, and that means a number of things when it comes to dental insurance. Here are a few reminders so that you can be sure the kids have the dental insurance they need for upcoming cleanings and should any emergencies arise. Don’t miss out on covered […]

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 […]

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 […]

02Aug
2017
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How Often Should Your Kids Get a Dental Checkup?

How Often Should Your Kids Get a Dental Checkup?

You are probably familiar with the recommendation for young and old alike to have a dental checkup twice per year. By having their teeth examined every six months, your children can be helped to avoid cavities and gum disease. Regularly scheduled x-rays can help to anticipate problems and keep a smile healthy. However, there are […]

09Jun
2017
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The Basics of Interceptive Orthodontics

What is interceptive orthodontics? This is a preventative method for treating teeth in an effort to avoid extensive orthodontic treatment in the future. Space maintainers are used to help to ensure permanent teeth erupt and grow in properly. Here are some basics about interceptive orthodontics. Why Might a Child Need Interceptive Orthodontics? Sometimes interceptive orthodontics […]

07Jun
2017
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Pulp Therapy – A Baby Root Canal

The root canal is probably the most feared term in dentistry. They can be very expensive, especially since some dental insurance may not cover the entire procedure. However, before a tooth reaches the point of needing a root canal, pulp therapy may be a possible way to intervene. Think of it as a baby root […]

31May
2017
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Proper Dental Protection for School Sports

As your kids get a little older and get involved in afterschool activities, a new threat to dental health may arise. Sports like football come along with certain risks, and damage to a tooth may be one such possibility. Even sports that don’t usually involve as much contact such as soccer or basketball could still […]

10May
2017
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Should Your Child Receive Dental X-Rays

Some parents are concerned about the effect of x-rays on children, and while modern x-ray technology certainly limits the amount of radiation experienced, we understand the concerns of parents and want to address this matter. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists provides guidelines to help practitioners make decisions about when radiographs are necessary. Consider some […]

31Mar
2017
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3 Ways to Help Children Overcome Fear of the Dentist

A morbid fear of going to the dentist is shockingly common among adults and leads to many leaving dental health issues until they have become tough to deal with. To keep this from happening to your child, it is important to start early, helping your child to see the dentist’s office as a safe place […]

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