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 […]

12Jul
2017
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Just How Bad Is Fruit Juice for a Child’s Teeth?

We regularly discuss the need to keep sodas, sports drinks, and energy drinks away from kids. The fact is, however, that some juices can be just as bad. This is because juice contains a high amount of natural sugar, and then many manufacturers compound that by adding processed sugars or even high fructose corn syrup. […]

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 – […]

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 […]

02Jun
2017
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What to Tell Your Teens About Oral Piercings

If your preteen or teen has already started asking you for permission to get a lip, tongue, or other oral piercing, you need to fully understand the risks involved so that you can make an informed decision and help your child understand the reasons behind it. What are some of the risks associated with oral […]

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 […]

21Oct
2016
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Help Your Child to Protect Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel protects a tooth from decay. That means protecting tooth enamel is the first step in preventing cavities. This requires defending enamel from the bacteria that causes plaque and hardens into tartar.  How can you teach your children to treat tooth enamel right?  Ways to Keep Tooth Enamel Strong  Here are some things to make a […]

18Oct
2016
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The Best and Worst Drinks for Your Child’s Teeth

In the US, the average daily sugar consumption weighs in at a whopping 88 grams (picture a pile of about 30 sugar cubes). The recommended daily intake of sugars, on the other hand, is between 24 and 36 depending on factors such as gender. That means a 12-ounce can of cola exceeds the recommended limit […]

05Oct
2016
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How Sealants Can Help Your Children Maintain a Cavity-Free Smile

According to the American Dental Association, dental sealants play a key role in preventing tooth decay. This is a great way to give your child a head start on maintaining a healthy smile for many years to come. What is a sealant? When should your child have his or her teeth sealed? Let’s take a […]