Posts Tagged: dental health



June 14th, 2017
Make the Most of Your Two-Minute Brushing Session

  Two minutes is a long time to stare at yourself in the mirror, but that’s probably what you do while brushing your teeth. Make the most of those 120 seconds—the amount of brushing time recommended by the American Dental Association—by multitasking as you clean your teeth. Here are four of our favorite ways to… Read more »

June 8th, 2017
Planning Ahead: Schedule Back-to-School Dental Appointments Today

  With the school year just over, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is going back to school. But before you abandon notebooks and No. 2 pencils for swimsuits and sunglasses, check this one back-to-school item off your to-do list: Get your kids’ dental appointments scheduled for the summer. Many states require children to… Read more »

May 30th, 2017
Gift ideas to keep graduates smiling

Headed to a graduation party this season? The graduate probably doesn’t need another laundry basket or daily planner—but most college students could use a little help with their oral health. Incoming college freshmen have likely relied on their parents to make dental appointments in the past and may not be very proactive in making their… Read more »

May 8th, 2017
What to Expect for Your Oral Health When You’re Expecting

May is a celebration of moms in more ways than one—in addition to Mother’s Day, it’s also Pregnancy Awareness Month. At first glance, it may not seem like oral health has much to do with pregnancy, but it’s actually a critical part of it. A mother’s oral health can be correlated with the baby’s overall… Read more »

May 4th, 2017
Spring Cleaning for Your Bathroom

Feeling the urge to scour your baseboards with Q-tips® and purge your fridge of leftovers? It must be spring. When your spring-cleaning fever hits the bathroom, be sure to pay attention to more than just soap scum. By adding a few oral health items to your checklist, your smile will stay as fresh and clean… Read more »

May 1st, 2017
Bye-bye binky: Graduating from the pacifier

The pacifier is a parent’s best friend, but can also wind up being a nightmare. While it’s great for calming upset babies—and helping tired parents get a little sleep—some kids have a hard time giving pacifiers up when they get older, which can be a problem for developing teeth. Using pacifiers for the first year… Read more »