News RSS



Prevent The Spread of COVID-19

At YourSmileBox LLC, we have been closely following experts on the COVID-19 outbreak and we thought it would be useful to provide our community with facts on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have it, follow the steps below to help protect other people in your home and community. Stay home except to get medical care People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 are able to recover at home. Do not leave, except to get medical care. Do not visit public areas. Stay in touch with your doctor. Call before you get medical care. Be sure to get care if you feel worse or you think it is an emergency....

Continue reading



Homeschool Advice - Some Tips for Teaching Your Kids at Home

As schools continue to remain closed throughout the country, more and more parents are finding themselves with an unexpected new job title: Teacher. Experts agree that just because children are in school for eight hours a day does not mean that they need eight hours of instruction at home. Here are a few tips for teaching your kids at home.    Plan the day with your child Even if you're following a lesson plan, it's good to brainstorm with your child about their day ahead.  Give them options. Ask them what they feel about doing tasks in certain ways. Give them time to adjust to the new schedule.  Involve the family  Homeschooling involves integrating your child's educational schedule with your family's...

Continue reading



How to wash your hands

WHO 1. Wet hands with water  2. Apply soap to cover all surfaces 3. Rub hands palm to palm  4. Right palm over left dorsum with interlaced fingers and vice versa  5. Palm to palm with fingers interlaced 6. Back of fingers to opposing palms with fingers interlaced 7. Rotational rubbing of left thumb clasped in right palm and vice versa  8. Rotational rubbing, backwards and forwards with clasped fingers of right hand in left palm and vice versa  9. Rinse hands with water  10. Dry thoroughly with a single use towel  11. Use towel to turn off faucet   If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.  When using...

Continue reading



How to Dispose Bamboo Toothbrush

YourSmileBox biodegradable bamboo toothbrush means there is one less plastic toothbrush floating in the ocean or clogging up land fill. Here are a few steps to  dispose your toothbrush properly for maximum environmental friendliness. Change your toothbrush every 3 months or once you start noticing that the bristles are being worn down. YourSmileBox bristles are made from corn starch and a small amount of nylon to last longer. Use pliers to remove the bristles and compost the handle of the toothbrush. If you bury the toothbrush horizontally in the soil, it will take 2-3 years to decompose. Composting at home should take around 6 months. An industrial compost should break a toothbrush down in a few weeks because they are much...

Continue reading