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November 1 is National Brush Day

November 1 is National Brush Day

Four minutes. Four minutes a day is all it takes to keep our mouths healthy. As a mom, I can attest to the frustration that is involved with getting kids to brush their teeth. It starts when they are little, and they kick and scream before letting you pry their mouths open to scrub off they day’s meals from their teeth. As they get older and take on the job themselves, toothbrushing becomes a lightning-fast activity, nearly … Read entire article »

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Arm & Hammer Spin Brush Solution!

Between visits to the dentist, it’s important to keep your child (and yourself!) in a good routine of dental hygiene. Instilling good dental hygiene habits at a young age is the one of best and most effective ways to teach kids about the importance of healthy teeth and gums. When Arm & Hammer asked me to participate in their Spin Brush Challenge, I decided that the biggest dental challenge in my household was getting my four-year-old … Read entire article »

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Arm & Hammer Spinbrush Challenge

Arm & Hammer Spinbrush Challenge

Did you know that dentists recommend brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day? Getting my four year old to brush his teeth is easy enough, but getting him to brush for two minutes is a challenge. Thankfully, he’s been cavity free at his dental checkups, but several of his friends have had cavities — and bad experiences at the dentist. I’d like to spare him that trauma, so I worry that he’s not thoroughly … Read entire article »

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