After-School Snacks For Healthy Teeth

April 19, 2018

GROWING BODIES NEED a lot of fuel, and that means a lot of after-school snacks. The nature of those snacks can have a big impact on a child’s oral health during this critical period when they’re losing baby teeth and growing in their permanent set. So which snacks are the best ones if you’re trying to […]

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Seasonal Allergies? Take Care Of Your Smile

March 29, 2018

                      SPRING IS ON THE HORIZON and we couldn’t be more excited! Chirping birds, blooming flowers, and warmer weather are just a few of the things we look forward to when spring comes around. We have to admit though, there is one thing about the season […]

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Kids’ Dental Health 101

March 22, 2018

    WE ALL REMEMBER what it was like to lose our first tooth and become “one of the big kids.” Children grow up fast, but the time of greatest change for their teeth is the transition from baby teeth to permanent teeth. If your own children are in or approaching that phase of childhood, there […]

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Who Says going to the Dentist isn’t Sweet?!

July 26, 2016

Whoever said going to the dentist isn’t sweet is absolutely WRONG!! Fluoride treatments leave a nasty taste in your mouth. NOT ANYMORE! Here at Safari of Smiles we are introducing a new product; CUPCAKE FLAVORED FLUORIDE!!! Usually kiddos (as well as adults) don’t like the yucky taste of fluoride. Fluoride, however, is important in maintaining […]

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To use mouthwash or not use mouthwash? That is the question!

July 19, 2016

Many parents have questions and concerns on whether or not their child should begin to use mouthwash. Well, if your concern is “is it safe?”, the answer is YES! It is safe as long as the child does NOT swallow. Mouthwash contains alcohol and fluoride that could hurt the little one’s tummy if they swallow […]

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Fluoridated water

October 14, 2015

This year, the United States marks the 70th anniversary of community water fluoridation, one of public health’s greatest success stories. Fluoridated water is effective, because it keeps a low level of fluoride in the mouth, specifically in the dental plaque and saliva, all day. Even with the use of other fluoride products, such as toothpaste […]

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Why would you want a hygienist for your child’s dental cleaning?

September 8, 2015

Why would you want a hygienist for your child’s dental cleaning? A dental hygienist can clean and polish children’s teeth, take x-rays, look for disease and abnormalities, teach patients how to properly brush their teeth and apply treatments that aid in cavity prevention.

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Don’t rinse your mouth out after brushing your teeth!

June 18, 2015

Don’t rinse your mouth out after brushing your teeth! Rinsing washes away the protective fluoride coating left by the toothpaste, which would otherwise add hours of protection. If you are thirsty drink a glass of water before brushing your teeth!

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Platypus Flossers

March 18, 2015

Platypus Flossers for Braces Flossing with braces is never easy or fun! The floss has a flat end like a platypus’s bill. The floss easily slides under the wires to remove plaque and food. They are more convenient than floss threaders. Great to keep in backpacks to floss after lunch or on the go!

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7 Mistakes Parents Are Making With Their Kids Teeth!

According to a recent Fox News article, there are 7 Mistakes parents are making with their kids’ teeth! Follow us for the next few days as we list all 7 mistakes! Mistake# 1:  Letting children brush by alone. Since most children don’t have the motor skills to brush effectively until they’re 8 years old, parents […]

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