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 […]

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. […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

19May
2017
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Dental Milestones in Your Child’s Life

As a parent, you may have questions or concerns about your child’s dental progress. When should the first tooth erupt? How long does teething last? When do permanent teeth begin to come in? These questions are normal, and we will try to outline some of the biggest milestones in a child’s dental health, so you […]

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 […]

12Apr
2017
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5 Ways to Make a Picnic Better for Your Child’s Teeth

Springtime is when we suddenly want to eat outdoors and take a picnic basket to the park. Of course, we rarely think to bring a toothbrush or dental floss along. How can you make a spring picnic healthy for the teeth of your children? Here are 5 ways. #1: Fresh Veggies Raw vegetables with a […]

08Apr
2017
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3 Parental Tips for the Use of Pacifiers

A pacifier can be a valuable tool in the arsenal of a busy parent who needs to be able to buy time between feeding or soothing sessions. It’s completely natural for babies to suck even when they are not feeding. It is comforting and provides a feeling of security. A pacifier is an acceptable alternative […]

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