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 […]

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 – […]

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. […]

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 […]

14Jun
2017
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Dad: Your Important Role in Preventing Fear of the Dentist

Dads, you probably realise that you play a vital formative role in your child’s life. But did you know that your emotional response to dentistry may be the number one factor in how your child feels about going to the dentist? That was the discovery of researchers at the University of Madrid who published their […]

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 […]

24May
2017
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Getting Enough Fluoride in a Bottled Water Society

With nightmare scenarios like what was reported on in Flint, Michigan, it’s no wonder that many families rely on bottle water. However, there is one important factor to consider when it comes to bottled water. Unlike tap water, many brands of bottled water don’t contain fluoride. What is fluoride, and is there another safe way […]

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