Did you know that May is the unofficial start of wedding season? Even though my own wedding isn’t until October, that doesn’t mean there won’t be other celebrations over the warm spring and summer months. In fact, both Jeremy and I have cousins getting married between now and our own wedding! I’ll admit that the thought of those multiple events, and the prep that goes with them, has my head spinning a bit already. Just being a guest at numerous weddings can be taxing! Luckily, Church & Dwight has four great tips for a stress-free wedding season:
Having dealt with bad teeth for most of my life, I know how hard it can be to transform dental habits. But with the time of New Year’s Resolutions fast approaching, committing to better dental health can be one of the simplest and best goals you can set for the new year! And with a little help from Oral-B, it just takes a few minutes every day to see a big difference in your dental health (and your dental bills)!
Start the year off right with a winter white smile. We all know the winter is sometimes dark and cold, but you’ll want to get out of bed to start your day off right with the New Power Brush User Oral-B Vitality Sensitive Electric Toothbrush. Your teeth will feel noticeably cleaner, your mouth noticeably fresher and when you walk out the door in the morning, your day will be off on the right foot with a winter white smile. [Read more…]
While fall isn’t my favourite season, I do enjoy it quite a bit, and especially its celebrations. Who doesn’t love indulging in a big piece of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving? And Halloween has always been one of my favourite holidays, both for the fun costumes and the delicious candy!
But fall baking and leftover Halloween candy can certainly spell trouble for the teeth. Make sure you and your family are up to speed on the best ways to avoid cavities. Using the right tools and techniques can help stop cavities from digging a ghoulish hole in your teeth.
First off, make sure you are equipped with the right tools. The Truly Radiant™ Extra White Manual Toothbrush is the only manual brush that features a unique rotating head, plus elongated all-access bristles designed to blast away surface stains. Using this brush will not only help keep teeth pearly white, it will also help brush away any newly formed cavities caused by Halloween overindulgence. Pair this with the Truly Radiant™ Rejuvenating Toothpaste and you have yourself a winning cavity fighting pair. [Read more…]
Summer and indulgence just go together, especially when it comes to getting dressed up and heading out for some fun! Whether you prefer stretching out to relax on the beach or heading off for a few cocktails with friends, beautifying in preparation for a little indulgence is part of the fun!
That’s why Church & Dwight has put together a fabulous summer beauty prize pack! One lucky Mommy Kat and Kids reader is going to win a package containing Batiste™ Dry Shampoo Original, Nair™ Cire Divine Moroccan Argan Oil Legs & Body, Arm & Hammer™ Spinbrush™ Truly Radiant™ Manual Toothbrush in Extra White and Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda, a $50 total value! To enter to win, just leave a blog comment about your favourite way to indulge yourself in the summer. [Read more…]
April is National Oral Health Month and as most people know, oral health is a topic I’m pretty passionate about! As if dealing with my own problem teeth wasn’t motivation enough, having both of my boys undergo dental surgery as a result of childhood caries made me especially dedicated to keeping their teeth strong and healthy.
Whether you’re teaching your kids about proper dental health or you’re trying to beat a few bad habits yourself, Church & Dwight has three great tips and some must-have products for Oral Health Month that will help you take care of your family’s teeth!
Teach good habits at a young age
Many of us know that good (and bad) habits are hard to break. Teach your children good oral health care habits early on, as it will get them in a daily routine and help avoid future dental troubles. Did you know that according to the World Health Organization, 60-90% of children experience tooth decay?. Introduce toothpaste with fluoride like Orajel™ Super Mario ™ Kids Fluoride Toothpaste after the age of 2 years or when your dentist recommends it to help fight cavities from the get-go. To make teeth time extra fun, try new Spinbrush™ My Little Pony ™ or Super Mario ™ battery brushes so kids can practice healthy habits with the help of their favourite characters. Children under age 3 years should use the brush under adult supervision. [Read more…]
About two weeks ago, Philips Sonicare challenged my boys and I to change our smiles with the help of the new Sonicare DiamondClean adult toothbrush and the Sonicare for Kids power toothbrush. In just two weeks, the brushes promised to improve our smiles and as a family that’s had plenty of dental concerns already, that was a claim we couldn’t wait to put to the test!
My boys loved the Sonicare for Kids toothbrush from the very first use and with its kid-friendly design, it’s easy to see why! Since young children can have trouble brushing properly, using an electric toothbrush just makes sense since the brush provides a much more thorough clean. My boys had already been using electric toothbrushes but I could tell from the way they reacted to this one that the feeling was completely different. Both boys spent quite a bit of time giggling about how much the toothbrush tickled!
But that tickling is helping to remove up to 75% more plaque than a manual toothbrush with 500 brush strokes per second, and so as much as Zackary and Benjamin enjoyed the new toothbrush, I think I enjoyed it even more because every time they brushed their teeth, I knew they were getting the best clean possible. And with a built-in timer that gradually increases to the two-minute mark to help kids learn how long to brush, I knew they weren’t rushing the job either. [Read more…]
About a year ago, I switched from a manual toothbrush to an electric one and the difference in my teeth was pretty amazing. After trying an electric toothbrush, there’s no way that I’ll ever go back to a manual one. But this year, Philips Sonicare challenged me to trade my current electric toothbrush for the Sonicare FlexCare Platinum and I couldn’t wait to see how it worked for me.
The Philips Sonicare FlexCare Platinum has so much technology packed into it that sets it apart from other electric toothbrushes. The patented sonic technology deliver 31,000 brushstrokes a minute and removes up to seven times more plaque between teeth than a manual brush. I really liked the fact that the brush had different intensity levels since my teeth are sensitive and can’t take too much pressure. The lowest setting was perfect for me and let me get a thorough clean without being too hard on my mouth.
Last year I made the switch to an electric toothbrush after using a manual one for my entire life. I was impressed by the difference it made in my teeth, but when it comes to dental care, there are always new innovations being made! So when I had the chance to trade my regular electric toothbrush for the brand new Philips Sonicare FlexCare Platinum and experience the difference for myself, I couldn’t wait. Here are just a few of the innovations this electric toothbrush offers: