22Aug
2017
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What Is Gingivitis? – Should You Worry About Your Kids Getting It?

What Is Gingivitis? – Should You Worry About Your Kids Getting It?

What is gingivitis? Should you worry about your kids getting it? Is there any way to prevent this gum condition? Read on for some preventative tips that can help to preserve your child’s happy smile. What Is Gingivitis? The short version is that gingivitis is the precursor to periodontal disease. When plaque builds up on […]

15Aug
2017
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3 Benefits of Dental Sealants for Children

3 Benefits of Dental Sealants for Children

Dental sealants are used on the teeth of children to help provide an extra layer of defense against cavities. The sealant is applied to the chewing surface of the teeth in a thin layer to help keep food and plaque from having an easy route through the enamel. Thus, sealants can reduce tooth decay in […]

27Jul
2017
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Did Your Kids Inherit Your Sweet Tooth?

Did Your Kids Inherit Your Sweet Tooth?

Do you have to exercise constant self-control to stay away from sweets? Maybe you notice the same tendency in your children. Is it possible that having a sweet tooth is inherited? According to the results of a 2015 study, that may be exactly the case. Sweet Tooth Research The test involved 45 Caucasian men between […]

15Jul
2017
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4 Snacks to Have on Hand During the Summer

When the kids are off from school, they may snack more frequently. That means it is important to have healthy snacks in the fridge during the summer months so that the kids are not constantly reaching for things that have a detrimental effect on oral health. Here are 4 snacks your kids can eat that […]

14Jul
2017
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3 Considerations When Buying Your Kid a New Toothbrush

The recommendation is to change a toothbrush every 3 months or anytime you can see visible wear on the bristles. That having been said, you still want to choose the right toothbrush for your child. Here are 3 things to consider when you are picking up a new brush. Toothbrush Size – If your child […]

10Jul
2017
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Is Xylitol a Better Option for Kids than Sugar?

Your kids may crave sweets, especially when they see other parents allowing children to eat anything they want. Is xylitol your solution to not looking like the bad guy by forbidding most sweetened snacks? While there have been some positive studies performed, and xylitol is definitely not as rough on teeth as sugar, you may […]

30Jun
2017
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The Top 4 Things that Are Damaging Children’s Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the primary layer of protection against cavities. Keeping enamel strong can prevent tooth decay and limit the need for restorative dental treatments that are costly. Here are four categories of foods and beverages to watch out for in order to help your children maintain a bright and cheerful smile. Sugary Drinks – […]

28Jun
2017
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Should Your Kids Be Using Mouthwash?

The final say when it comes to any sort of treatment or preventative care used by kids is the responsibility of parents, so this article is just to present some suggestions when it comes to the use of mouthwash by kids. Here are a few things to consider based on the age of the child. […]

21Jun
2017
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3 Reasons Kids Fear the Dentist and How to Overcome the Anxiety

We discuss fear of the dentist regularly on our blog because it is one of the primary reasons that adults fail to get needed dental work done, and these fears can be passed down to children. Helping kids to deal with anxiety over being in the dentist’s chair is the best way to ensure that […]

16Jun
2017
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We Want to Know What You Think of BRSH+FLSS!

At BRSH+FLSS Pediatric Dentistry, we’re committed to providing great dental experiences for children and their parents. To that end, we focus on prevention, to limit the need for restorative dentistry. This makes the dentist’s office a happier place for kids and a less expensive one for adults. Plus, our board-certified paediatric dentists keep up to […]

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