What You Did and What You Said

You. Thank you for not only your purchases but also encouragement to help kids stay healthy. You inspired us even when Facebook banned us from showing how the Harp Flosser worked by one of our great patients, Caroline, using the flosser! (Ad policy: flossing is too personal and may offend people).

Got a Mouth Ulcer? Don’t Worry, Be Healing!

Ouch! Lots of people get mouth Ulcers. The word, ‘ulcer’ seems big & scary, but there’s help for what so many people will say, “I’ve got this this little irritating sore, right on the side of my cheek”. Mouth ulcers happen to more people than most think. In fact, recurrent mouth ulcers occur in approximately 20 – 40% of the U.S. population.

10 Ways to Motivate Kids to Do Chores

Kids by nature want to please, giving praise for jobs well done doesn’t end with young children, it continues through adulthood. We all have the need to know we have done well as we continuing building self-confidence throughout our lives. Motivating teens to complete tasks can be tricky but standing calming with your consequences at all times will support respect and responsibility and equip them for success outside of your household.

Sport a Mouth Guard! 5 Million Teeth Missing?

Believe it or not, 5 million teeth are knocked out annually during sporting activities. During the course of a lifetime, the cost to replace one tooth including appointments, maintenance, surgeries can be as high as $20K. As an athlete or involved in intramural sports, you have a 35-56% chance of receiving an injury to your mouth during your career.

Creative Ways to Pay for Braces

Once you do get braces for yourself or your child, at least we know that today, there’s the Ultimate Tool for Braces that makes flossing so fast and easy, that it’s even fun. The Harp Flosser is designed with braided nylon, the only ortho flosser available that is so gentle yet durable, you don’t toss it after just one use! It lasts up to a week! Save money, time, and enjoy healthy checkups because hey, you’ve made quite a BIG INVESTMENT! Protect it.

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Don’t Have a Heart Attack About It – Do It!

THEN IT HAPPENED. Heart Attack. I think back to the exact day I had a heart attack and talking about the details is quite boring to me now. I say this because what happened because of the attack is one of the most exciting parts of my life yet! Time stopped. Time focused me. Time attacked me! You could say, Time flossed away all the things that were getting in the way of me finishing my idea and do things I felt were bigger than just ‘me’ – things I wanted to accomplish and contribute to in life, using my skills and profession.

White Spots After Braces – Why?

White spots that remain on the teeth after removing braces are a result of food and drink debris high in sugar and acid left on the teeth, especially at night. Many foods, like crackers that are high in carbohydrates are really ‘sugars’ to your teeth. When you add sugar to the bacteria already in your mouth (all of us have bacteria in our mouths, good and bad bacteria) it forms an acid. This acid, if not balanced, begins the process of breaking down the enamel on your teeth and can leave those white spots that nobody likes.