Our Listerine Challenge

 

Taking care of my teeth hasn’t really been a huge challenge of me, or so I thought. I go to the dentist twice a year and brush twice a day.
Since our move I had to find a new dentist for myself and my children. In doing so I found a dentist that told me I had a ton of problems with my teeth and had to have some work done. I refuses the work and called my old dentist and they told me to get a second opinion. I am so glad I did!
I do not need to have all the things done, but the new dentist did tell me to I needed to floss everyday, instead of whenever I felt like it and he suggested am electric toothbrush.
My son has some issues about brushing his teeth and whenever he goes in they have to scrape off lots of tarter. He brushes but does not like to brush around his gums and there is always “stuff” left on his teeth.
So…I am excited to be taking the Listerine 21 Day Challenge. This is perfect because my son has an appointment at the end of February and I at the beginning of March.
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We got this huge box from Listerine with all kinds of tools to help us with our challenge. My son and daughter are already claiming their toothbrushes!
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Did you know that there are more germs in your mouth than people on Earth?  http://www.dentistrytoday.com/todays-dental-news/5596-mouth-contains-more-germs-than-total-number-of-people-on-earth That is just amazing!

What’s awesome is that for every person who signs up for the challenge on Facebook, the LISTERINE® Brand will contribute to Oral Health America’s Smiles Across America® program. Their goal is connecting up to 210,000 children with needed oral health services in 2013.

So what are you waiting for? Sign and take the challenge!!
I received products to help in out challenge. Opinions are my own.

Anne

I’m a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I’m on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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  1. I took this challenge last year and I am happy to report that we still use Listerine. They have great products.

    good luck on the challenge!

  2. We are doing the same thing. I read through it all with my daughter though I admit she is still not “thrilled” about it LOL.

  3. It’s scary how yucky it is in your mouth and how much of it is NOT cleaned with brushing alone!

  4. What a cutie she is!

  5. after doing the challenge last year my children still use listerine we don’t brush without it

  6. good luck on the challenge. I hope you all have a great experience.

  7. We are complete converts after our challenge!

  8. We should do this and make the switch from “baby” toothpaste to big kid toothpaste.

  9. I’m taking this challenge too! Yay for healthy mouths!

  10. Sounds like a great challenge to take and you are not the first person I have heard of where a dentist claimed they needed work done which they really didn’t need. Good for you for getting a second opinion!

  11. I like using xylitol based toothpastes to help control bacteria.

  12. She is a doll. We love listerine products here!

  13. Gotta love Listerine.

  14. We’re taking the challenge! &I love how they are donating, that’s so important to me.