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Prepare an Autistic Child for a Dental Visit- Helpful Tips and Tricks

How to Prepare an Autistic Child for a Dental Visit As a pediatric dental hygienist, I work with special needs patients on a daily basis. Special needs children, especially those with autism and sensory sensitivity issues can be a challenge at the dentist. Here, we will learn how to prepare an autistic child for a dental visit and make it a smooth and positive experience. Finding the right dental office […]

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7 Best Products for Gum Disease

Best Products for Gum Disease Looking for the best products for gum disease? Look no further. Here at Toothbrush Life we’ve got you covered with a list of the best products for gum disease. These can all be bought at your local store or purchased online. Gum Disease Breakdown Do you have gum disease? If so, you are not alone. Over 80% of people have some form of gum disease. […]

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Glo Eco Balance Review- A Simple Tool to Drastically Improve Your Oral Health

Glo Eco Balance Review Check out Glo’s latest product in this Glo Eco Balance review! Glo Science Eco Balance is not actually a toothpaste, but more of a toothpaste topper. Yes, you read that right. A toothpaste topper. This oral health enhancing paste actually goes on top of your toothpaste and helps improve the condition of your teeth and gums. Eco Balance is proven to be 8x better than brushing […]

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A Guide To 12 Year Molars

A Guide To 12 Year Molars As children develop into teenagers, they will start to experience different physical changes some of which involve their teeth. And that’s why it’s necessary to talk about 12 year molars in this piece. You’re probably thinking of what it was like when your little one started growing their teeth as a baby. If you are having troubling thoughts, there’s really no need to be […]

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Tooth Decalcification Guide- Causes & Treatment

Tooth Decalcification – What are the Causes? Can it Be Treated? Tooth decalcification (also known as white spots on teeth) is one of the most common dental problems. One of the first signs is usually chalky white spots appearing on the teeth. A disruption in the dental remineralization process triggers the decalcification of teeth, and it occurs just before the onset of cavitation. Are you experiencing decalcification from braces? Decalcifcation […]

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Teeth Whitening for Kids – 5 Tips + Facts You Need to Know First

Teeth Whitening And Your Teenager How would you like to have perfectly white teeth radiating through your smile? This is the fantasy of virtually every teenager and that is why teeth whitening for kids is a trending topic. So, if your teen gets home one day and starts to ask about teeth whitening for kids, do not be alarmed. This multimillion-dollar industry will continue to grow, thanks to the DIY […]

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Lip Biting After Dental Work

Lip Biting After Dental Work When it comes to dental procedures in kids, child lip biting after dental work is a very common complication with some children and can also happen to their their cheeks and tongues.  The reason that children do this is simple. It could be because the child cannot feel anything so they accidentally bite or chew on the area or it could be because of the […]

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Glo Teeth Whitening Review- A Dental Hygienist Thoughts

Glo Teeth Whitening Review Check out this Glo teeth whitening review to get the full scoop on the easiest, most convenient, on the go teeth whitening. No time to whiten your teeth? No worries. Glo teeth whitening has you covered! Welcome to the simplest, fastest and most convenient way to whiten you teeth. It’s no wonder that Glo Science won Toothbrush Life’s best “on-the-go” teeth whitener in their best teeth […]

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How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces- Proper Brushing and Flossing Oral Hygiene Tips for Braces

Oral Hygiene with Braces: Brushing and Flossing Correctly Brushing and flossing is a skill learned at a young age. When you get braces, those same oral hygiene techniques you have been using will need to be tweaked to properly care for your braces. In this article we will discuss how to brush your teeth with braces and also how to floss your teeth with braces. The right way. You’ve finally […]

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Spacers for teeth- A Dental Space Maintainer Guide

Dental Space Maintainer Guide – Spacers for teeth There are big expectations of the baby teeth of children. They help these youngsters with biting and chewing, as well as speaking correctly until they become adolescents.  This is why spacers for teeth and dental space maintainers play such a vital role in the healthy growth of a child’s mouth. There’s something else expected of these baby teeth –  they must ensure […]

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Guide to Mouth Taping

Guide to Mouth Taping Today, lots of Americans aren’t getting adequate levels of sleep and this is usually a result of sleeping disorders. A lack of sufficient sleep time eventually leads to a plethora of problems (some of which affect oral health). Luckily, with the help of a simple technique called mouth taping, you finally have a fighting chance over your sleeping woes.  This simple, inexpensive method of mouth taping […]

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12 Best Oral Care Products for Cancer Patients & Helpful Advice

Best Oral for Cancer Patients Going through cancer treatment like chemotherapy can be a very trying and tiring thing to endure both mentally and physically. Cancer treatments take a major toll on the body, especially the oral cavity. Here at Toothbrush Life, we have put together a helpful list of the best oral care products for cancer patients and included some helpful tips and advice. Oral health and cancer A […]

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Lumineux Review-Oral Essentials Teeth Whitening Kit

Lumineux Review- Oral Essentials Teeth Whitening Kit I kept seeing these new Facebook ads come up about a new company that makes teeth whitening strips and other oral care products. So as y’all probably already know, when a shiny new dental product comes out, I’m all over it! I have to buy and try all the new stuff. It’s kind of my obsession.. so check out my Lumineux review along […]

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Silver Diamine Fluoride- A Painless Way to Fix Cavities

Silver Diamine Fluoride Guide Silver diamine fluoride is used in the treatment and prevention of tooth cavities (caries). It is now being used as a highly effective and painless way to treat tooth decay. What is Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)? Silver diamine fluoride or SDF was approved for use in Japan over 80 years ago for the first time. Until 2014 before the solution was approved by the Food and […]

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Teeth Grinding in Kids: Causes and Treatment

Teeth Grinding in Kids Guide -Causes and Treatment

Teeth Grinding in Kids : Causes, Effects, Signs and Treatment Do you wonder why your child grinds their teeth in the night? The sound can be very eerie. When your kid is sleeping, being a parent, you want to hear the sound of easy breathing and sweet dreams. Sometimes parents hear the harsh sound of grinding of the teeth. This is called bruxism in children. This dental problem of bruxism […]

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Snow Teeth Whitening Review- Is it legit?

Snow Teeth Whitening Review Y’all know I love to review dental products. My most favorite products to review are electric toothbrushes and teeth whitening kits. Snow teeth whitening is one of those ads you just can’t ignore. The bright blue lights and the pretty white teeth on the models just draws you in. So I had to put it to the test myself. Check out my Snow Teeth Whitening review […]

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White Birch Toothpaste Review- No Mess White Charcoal Toothpaste

White Birch Toothpaste Review- White Charcoal Toothpaste I’m a little obsessed with toothpaste. So I am always trying the latest new toothpastes that come out. This one is definitely one of my new favorites. I was intrigued when I saw the first white charcoal toothpaste come out. Keep on reading to check out this White Birch toothpaste review. Where to Buy You can buy White Birch toothpaste easily on Amazon, […]

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Top Dental Pick-Twice Toothpaste Review

My new favorite toothpaste: Twice toothpaste review My favorite part about this job? Getting to try out all the latest and newest dental products. I absolutely love trying all the new dental products as they come out. This one really blew me away…so much that I had to stop and share it with you! Check out my latest discovery in this Twice toothpaste review. Bonus, my readers all get a […]

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Thumb Sucking Device – Instant Cure for Thumb Sucking- TGuard Review

As a pediatric dental hygienist, I am often asked about ways to stop thumb sucking and finger sucking. I have tried and tested just about every thumb sucking product and thumb sucking device there is. Finally a parent’s prayers are answered. The TGuard is an anti thumb sucking device that helps to stop thumb sucking almost instantly and easily. Before we get into the anti thumb sucking device, let’s discuss […]

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Colgate Magik Toothbrush Review- Crazy Fun Toothbrush Game

Colgate Magik Toothbrush Review- Sugar Bug Fighting Toothbrush Okay so this is going to be a quick post but I just had to share this cuteness with you all! This children’s toothbrush works with your smart phone or tablet as a sugar bug fighting game! Check out this Colgate Magik toothbrush review and definitely check out the Colgate Magik toothbrush video my son did below! Colgate Magik Toothbrush Review Video […]

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Tips to Wean off a Pacifier

When Your Child Should Stop Using a Pacifier And Why? A pacifier is the kind of like the first love for your child, so the breakup won’t be as easy as you would like it to be. Your baby is crying continuously and seems unhappy, and you have tried everything to calm them down, but all of the efforts have unfavorable outcomes. So, the answer is a pacifier, and your […]

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10 Useful Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

With dental appointments, often comes stress and anxiety. When the author of this article approached me to collaborate on a “ways to relieve stress and anxiety article”, I knew it would be a perfect fit for my readers. Here are 10 useful ways to relieve stress and anxiety. 10 Useful Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety 1. Consider Supplements Several supplements are used to reduce stress and anxiety. Here is […]

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A Guide To Orthodontic Headgear

A Guide To Orthodontic Headgear What is a headgear? Also known as extra-oral appliances, orthodontic headgear helps to support the proper growth and alignment of the jaw while correcting bite problems. Dental headgear comes in different forms and is mostly used in kids with developing jawbones. Headgear is different from braces as the patient wears them outside the mouth. This appliance is most times recommended for kids with a severely […]

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Different Types Of Orthodontic Appliances

Types Of Orthodontic Appliances Orthodontic treatment plans come in many different forms and phases. Cooperating with your orthodontist ensures successful treatment. If you don’t use your orthodontic appliances as prescribed, it will be impossible to correct any teeth or jaw problems.  But what are the different types of orthodontic appliances for correcting dental problems? This guide takes you through some of the orthodontic appliances that an orthodontist use to help […]

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How Often To Make Orthodontist Appointments

How Often To Make Orthodontist Appointments Many people wonder how often they should go to the orthodontist. Teeth straightening is not limited to just braces. Your treatment may include functional orthodontic appliances such as teeth spacers, a palatal expander or even a Herbst appliance which will require you to make multiple visits as the treatment continues. Moreover, if you expect great results out of your orthodontic treatment, you must make […]

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The Ultimate Best Tooth Fairy Ideas List!

Losing baby teeth is such a special milestone for parents and children alike. It represents a child’s transition from a tiny, small child to a child who is starting to grow up and get their big adult teeth. When preparing for the Tooth Fairy arrival, these Tooth Fairy Ideas can help make the experience truly magical. Sometimes you will find your child extra curious about the Tooth Fairy experience. These […]

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A Guide to Sports Mouth Guards

Sports Mouth Guards- Why you need to wear a mouth guard for sports Why it is important to wear a sports mouth guard to protect your teeth during contact sports. What sports should you wear a mouth guard? Contact sports and dental injuries are not strangers to each other. In fact, they go hand in hand. This is the reason why you have to protect your mouth and that of […]

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Herbst Appliance for Orthodontics and Braces

Herbst Orthodontic Appliance Guide You may have come across different orthodontic appliances like elastics, retainers, and braces. But not too many people know what a functional appliance like the Herbst appliance is. You see, functional appliances are built for the transmission of gentle, consistent force with the objective of influencing how the teeth and jaws grow and develop. This is meant to correct bite problems in children and give them […]

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5 Easy TMJ Pain Relief Exercises and Stretches

5 Easy TMJ Pain Relief Exercises and Stretches It is estimated that over 10 million people suffer from TMJ disorder. If you found this page, you are probably one of them. In this article we will cover what TMJ disorder is and some TMJ pain relief exercises that you can do at home to help relieve your TMJ pain. What is TMJ?  TMJ is an abbreviation that stands for the […]

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Tooth Abrasion vs. Recession vs. Tooth Attrition

Tooth abrasion vs. tooth recession vs. tooth attrition Tooth recession (also known as a gingival recession) and Tooth abrasion (also called dental abrasion) and tooth attrition are dental conditions that require care and all have a common cause. We will be looking at each of these three oral health issues, their causes, treatments and prevention. Dental Abrasion Tooth abrasion or dental abrasion is caused from contact with external factors. It […]

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Palatal Expander – What You Need To Know

Palatal Expander – What You Need To Know About Upper Jaw Expansion Through a preventative approach known as interceptive orthodontics, the dental and oral outlook for young children can benefit from orthodontic treatment. At the age of 6 or 7, your child’s teeth are still in the development stages and their jaw isn’t fully matured. So, issues like bad bites and teeth crowding can be addressed easily. This is where […]

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Energy Drinks and Oral Health-Dangers to your Teeth

Dangers of energy drinks and oral health Soft drinks or soda have become an common part of life of the average 21st-century human. You can get them everywhere you turn. The ready availability of this soda and energy drinks is, however, not without consequence. These soda and energy drinks have sugar and soda constituents that can cause some damage to the teeth and compromise your oral health. Are energy drinks […]

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