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How to Floss Your Teeth

How to Floss Break off about 15-20 inches of dental floss. To hold the floss correctly, wind most of the floss around both of your middle fingers. Leave about 2 inches of floss for your teeth. Hold the floss taut with your thumbs and index fingers. Place the dental floss in between two teeth. Gently glide the floss up and down, rubbing it against both sides of each tooth. Avoid forcing the floss into your gums because this can scratch or bruise your gums.  As the floss reaches your gums, curve the floss at the base of the tooth to form a C shape around the shape of the tooth. This allows the floss to accurately remove the plaque.  Repeat the...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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