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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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How to Care for Baby Teeth

How to Care for Baby Teeth

Most babies get their first teeth by six months, but teething can begin as early as three months. Both of my boys were early teethers. Here’s a photo of my youngest at four months old that shows his first two teeth and a third about to break through. It can be difficult to get your toddler to brush his teeth. Rather than deal with tantrums or resistance from their children, many moms figure that it’s … Read entire article »

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