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 […]

06Oct
2017
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Does Secondhand Smoke Increase Tooth Decay? The Answer May Surprise You

Does Secondhand Smoke Increase Tooth Decay? The Answer May Surprise You

In Kobe Japan, a study was conducted that looked at the effects of secondhand smoke on the teeth of children. This is important because many children are subjected to secondhand smoke by strangers and relatives alike.  What did the study reveal? Children who are exposed to cigarette smoke as early as the age of 4 […]

03Oct
2017
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Dental and General Health Reminders as Kids Go Back to School

Dental and General Health Reminders as Kids Go Back to School

Summer is over, and kids are back in school. While you may still be making the transition from your summer to your fall routine, you want to be sure that the dental and general health of your kids doesn’t get put on the backburner (which can be easy to do if a child is healthy). […]

29Sep
2017
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The Surprising Reason Your Teens May Suddenly Care About Dental Health

The Surprising Reason Your Teens May Suddenly Care About Dental Health

It is finally trendy for teens to take care of their teeth. What surprising development do we have to thank for this phenomenon? Technology! More so than ever, teens never know when they are going to end up on social media. Plus, many teens love to take selfies with their friends to commemorate a special […]

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 […]

11Aug
2017
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The Importance of Fluoridated Water

The Importance of Fluoridated Water

Fluoridation of water goes back to Grand Rapids, Michigan. This was the first city to add fluorine to their drink water and it was done way back in January 1945 in order to prevent tooth decay. What does fluoride do? Is fluoridated drinking water safe for kids? Why are kids drinking less fluoridated water in […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]