All of us girls have to do it. And we all hate doing it. Even those of us who do this for a living hate doing it. What is “IT,” you ask? It is the trip to your friendly gynecologist. But it can be a little less stressful if you try to see the funny side of it all. We want to share some tips, tricks, and general observations to get you through this trying time.… • Let’s start with the urine sample.
Developing good brushing habits at an early age is important for your child's dental health and overall health. To give your child a healthy start, take time to have them brush their teeth twice a day. The best times to brush are after breakfast and at night before bed. Kids are usually ready to brush on their own by age seven or eight.… • Smear a pea-sized amount of fluoridated toothpaste on your toothbrush (not a lot; just a dot.) • Use a timer and brush for at least two minutes. • Start with the outer surfaces of your teeth and the gums around the teeth.