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Category Archives: Oral Care

Brushing Baby Teeth: When Should You Start?

Posted on April 11th, 2014

Posted by Jae Curtis, guest blogger All of your baby’s firsts are photo-worthy. From the first gummy smile to the first steps, capturing all this progress is an investment in your baby’s future—one day, you’ll have the chance to look back and reminisce. Another great investment in your little one’s future is taking the time to [...]

Interview with a Kid’s Dentist: When to Take Your Toddler, What to Expect

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger As parents, we want the best for our children, especially when it comes to our kids’ health. Pediatricians agree that good oral health is essential for children’s overall wellness, and recommend visiting a kid’s dentist early on. From the first tooth eruption, it’s important to do your best to care [...]

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During Easter

Posted on March 27th, 2014

Posted by Jae Curtis, guest blogger With Easter approaching on April 20, you’re probably dreaming of the pastel sweet treats that usually accompany a visit from everyone’s favorite bunny. But whether you’re picking through your child’s basket or you’re helpless against the Easter candy display at the store, having so many sugary treats around can do [...]

Is Separate Toothpaste for Kids Really Necessary?

Posted on October 22nd, 2013

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger When my children first began brushing their teeth, I remember scanning the variety of oral-care products at the supermarket and wondering if buying a separate brand of toothpaste for kids was really necessary. As my kids have grown and their dental care routine has become routine, I’ve discovered several [...]

Using a Natural Toothbrush Does a World of Good

Posted on September 10th, 2013

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger When engaging in the art of living naturally, you quickly learn that even something as small as a toothbrush affects positive change. In my household, one can find at least 10 toothbrushes at any given time, mainly because my three children become attached to their “favorite” toothbrush and find [...]

Natural Toothpaste for Oral Health and Overall Health

Posted on September 8th, 2013

Posted by Kelly Stapleton, guest blogger It may sound strange, but keeping your teeth and gums healthy with natural toothpaste and other oral health products can contribute to the well-being of your heart, brain, and other organs. Because you see two different healthcare professionals for your general health and oral health, you may think that your [...]

Fluoride Free Toothpaste for Young Children

Posted on September 7th, 2013

Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger When children reach the toddler years, it’s time for them to begin brushing their teeth with a safe, fluoride free toothpaste. As a parent, it’s important to teach young children the correct brushing techniques on their baby teeth to help guarantee strong permanent teeth in the future. Make dental [...]