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GIVEAWAY: Smile Brilliant cariPRO Ultrasonic Electric Toothbrush: Oral Care for Less

Hello, fellow weekenders. Are you looking to switch to an electric toothbrush or maybe in the market for a replacement? Have we got a great electric toothbrush for you! One that will make you smile brilliantly. The best part, it’s half the price of other electric toothbrushes with the same quality and better features. Say hello to the must-have in oral care, the Smile Brilliant cariPRO Ultrasonic Electric Toothbrush, created by Founder & President Betty Shah, a 30-yr dental professional. And guess what, one lucky ready will win this amazing ultrasonic electric toothbrush.

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The Smile Brilliant cariPRO Ultrasonic Electric Toothbrush promises a healthier mouth, improved gum care, whiter teeth, and a 60-day money-back guarantee. There are so many things we love about this electric toothbrush. What are our favorites? The smart timer that lets you know when you move to the other sections of your mouth, and the 5 brush modes (clean, white, massage, gum care, sensitive). Most electric toothbrushes, especially those on a lower price point, do not offer this many modes.

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Why do we love the multiple modes? We love it because we can change modes while we’re brushing. This proved essential because we have a loose tooth that’s not quite ready to be extracted yet; the clean and white modes were both too strong for it so we switched to the sensitive mode for the quadrant of our mouth where our loose tooth was. It must be noted that switching modes restart the smart timer process, so you’ll have to shut it off manually. That, of course, can be done with one push of a button.

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You’ll also love its power. As heavy tea drinkers, we appreciate the cariPRO Ultrasonic Electric Toothbrush’s 40,000 vibrations/minute dynamic cleaning action. It’s just what we need to remove tea stains from our teeth. Other standout features include a 30-day battery life (on a full charge), an ergonomic slim design with a graphite gray soft-touch grip, a waterproof design that is safe for shower or bath and a tongue scraper; the latter is a feature we haven’t seen on an electric toothbrush.

The Smile Brilliant cariPRO Ultrasonic Electric Toothbrush is available in three packages. The Individual Package, $119.00, which includes 1 cariPRO Ultrasonic toothbrush, 2 premium replacement heads with tongue scraper & DuPont bristles, and 1 wireless charging dock. The Deluxe Package, $129.00, which features 1 cariPRO Ultrasonic toothbrush, 4 premium replacement heads with tongue scraper & DuPont bristles, and 1 wireless charging dock. The Couples Package, $199.00, which includes 2 cariPRO Ultrasonic toothbrushes, 4 premium replacement heads with tongue scraper & DuPont bristles, and 2 wireless charging docks. All three packages are available on www.smilebrilliant.com.

To enter our Smile Brilliant giveaway, click www.smilebrilliant.com/gb/mylifeontheguestlist!!! For those who don’t want to wait and see if you’re the lucky winner, get 20% off the cariPRO Ultrasonic electric toothbrushes with code: mylifeontheguestlist20.

Straightening Up: The Rise Of Invisible Braces For Improved Smiles

People have been looking to improve their smile for ages, and in recent years, one option has risen dramatically in popularity as a solution for crooked teeth: invisible braces. These plastic trays have seen incredible success as a popular cosmetic dentistry option in recent years, and the market’s only projected to grow in the coming years. So what’s behind this trend? What has made invisible braces such a popular choice for people looking to improve their teeth?

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Invisible Adjustments

Obviously, the most notable difference between invisible aligners and their more well-known alternative, traditional metal braces, is that they’re invisible. Because the aligner trays are made of clear plastic, they can’t be seen unless you’re looking closely. This makes them an incredibly popular option among people who are worried about their appearance while undergoing treatment – even some celebrities are opting to use the trays to maintain their image while straightening their teeth.

Lower Costs

Invisible aligners are made of plastic, which is what allows them to be unnoticeable. However, this also creates an additional benefit: reduced cost. Today the world makes and consumes about 600 billion pounds of plastic yearly, and one of the reasons for this is because items made from plastic tend to be cheaper. This is just as true for aligners, which are often a fraction of the price of traditional braces.

Combine that with the fact that aligners can often be managed at home, and you’re looking at a much cheaper path to straighter teeth. The median annual wage for dental hygienists was $74,070 in 2017, and orthodontists earn higher wages than that. For many people, the cost of a visit to an orthodontist for braces-related concerns pushes them into seeking out invisible aligners, as they can be managed with fewer expensive in-person visits.

Easier Maintenance

Not only are invisible aligners less noticeable and cheaper; they’re easier to maintain. Invisible aligners can be removed when eating or to brush your teeth, making them cleaner and often healthier. Meanwhile, traditional braces can get in the way and require special care for cleaning. This makes invisible aligners preferable to people who don’t have the time to take special care of traditional braces.

It’s clear that invisible aligners have a certain set of advantages that make them a better choice for some when it comes to straightening their smile. And considering almost 32% of people report being concerned with the look of their teeth, this is proving to be a viable solution. With how these unique cosmetic dental appliances are trending, it’s likely that they’re here to stay for at least a while. Would you ever consider using invisible aligners over metal braces?

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Waterpik Sonic-Fusion Toothbrush, the World’s First Flossing Toothbrush

Who knew that the road to better dental care would take us to the historic Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum? Waterpik hosted a wonderfully informative cocktail event, where guests were introduced to the world’s first and only all-in-one toothbrush and flosser, the Waterpik Sonic-Fusion Toothbrush. Now you can brush AND floss at the same time! That’s right, a flossing toothbrush now exists!! This is a groundbreaking step in oral care and perfect for a woman like me, who is ALWAYS short on time.

Backed by a beautiful view of the Hudson River from the Intrepid, guests were treated to cocktails and small bites, while reps Kendall Begier and Amy Motta displayed the Waterpik Sonic-Fusion Toothbrush in two colors: Classic (Gloss) White, and (Semi-Matte) Black. I immediately loved the size – as someone with lots of health and beauty products in my bathroom, and a veteran of small-space living, the Sonic-Fusion leaves a small footprint on your sink surface. Plus, its one-step use and its one-handed mode control for a healthier mouth pack quite a punch.

By merging the latest Waterpik Water Flosser and Sonic Toothbrush technologies, Sonic-Fusion enables brushing and flossing at the same time. As the sonic toothbrush head cleans tooth surfaces, the Water Flosser jet inside the brush head targets plaque and debris between teeth and below the gumline where toothbrush bristles can’t reach. This flexible device also allows for brushing and flossing separately, with the touch of a button, and offers three cleaning modes: Brush, Floss, or Brush + Floss for flexibility.

The Sonic Fusion is said to be 2x as effective as regular brushing and flossing and removes 99.9% of plaque from treated areas. I HAD to try it for myself. For my first trial of The Waterpik life, I took it with me on a week-long trip to our nation’s capital! Perfect size for hotel surfaces because of the smaller footprint and the travel case for the brush and brush heads.  I offer all you guestlisters out there an unboxing and mini walk-through of my experience using the Waterpik Sonic-Fusion via Instagram Stories (IG: @saucywallflower)

Basically, I love this device.  I don’t remember having such a polished clean feeling in my mouth without feeling the pain of stringing teeth with floss and sensitive gums. Run out and get one for yourself!  Your dentist will love you, and you will love your checkups  – you know the part where when  your dentist asks you the dreaded question “Have you been flossing regularly?” you can proudly and loudly say, “YES!” You will love this device for many reasons, including advanced water pressure control and 10 settings for custom comfort, a 2-minute brushing timer with a 30-second pacer, a reservoir capacity of 60+ seconds, a premium LED recharge indicator, with two patented Water Flossing brush heads and a deluxe toothbrush case included.

The Waterpik Sonic-Fusion Toothbrush retails for $199.99 and comes with a three-year warranty and is accepted by the American Dental Association (ADA). Get your own on www.waterpik.com/sonic-fusion.

 

 

 

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Everyday Flossing: Waterpik Whitening and Sidekick Water Flossers

We’ve been smiling a lot lately. We’d love to say it’s because life is absolutely amazing but it’s because Waterpik has given us two things to smile about. So when we say we’re flossing, we’re not flaunting any expensive purchases, we’re enjoying an essential part of any oral health care routine. The esteemed oral care company has launched not one, but two wonderful flossing devices – the Waterpik Whitening Water Flosser, and the Waterpik Sidekick Water Flosser. Two very innovative oral care products guaranteed to make you smile more. The Waterpik Whitening and Sidekick Water Flossers were introduced by Dr. Chris Strandburg, DDS, also known as The Bachelorette’s Dr. Cupcake.

The Waterpik Whitening and Sidekick Water Flossers are available this month at www.Amazon.com and www.Waterpik.com, and both are accepted by the American Dental Association.

Waterpik Whitening Water Flosser, $79.99 – $99.99

For coffee, tea, and dark liquid drinkers, we know how important it is having effective teeth whitening products. The Waterpik Whitening Water Flosser is ideal for those who don’t want to use harsh bleaching chemicals or undergo expensive treatments. Clinically proven to remove an additional 25% of teeth stains between the teeth and in hard-to-reach places vs. brushing alone. The Waterpik Whitening Water Flosser is as gentle as regular toothpaste thanks to its combination of patented Water Flosser and Whitening Infuser technologies.

Using this whitening flosser for one minute per day helps restore your teeth’s natural whiteness in four weeks and helps you maintain a whiter smile (we’re not quite to the 4-week mark yet but we’re already seeing subtle results…..and we’re heavy tea drinkers). The Whitening Water Flosser removes up to 99.9% of plaque from treated areas, improves gum health, helps prevent future tooth decay, and is proven to be safe for teeth and gums.

According to Dr. Chris Strandburg, DDS  “The Whitening Water Flosser is a threefer because it whitens your teeth, it freshens your breath and it makes your gums healthy.”

The Waterpik Whitening Water Flosser boasts a variety of features, including its patented whitening infuser, 10 pressure settings, 90 seconds of water capacity, removable and dishwasher-safe reservoir, in-handle water flow control, a new swivel-handle hose for improved access to hard-to-reach tooth surfaces, four interchangeable tips for standard use, and also works great for those of you with special dental needs, such as implants and braces. Each Waterpik Whitening Water Flosser comes with 30 whitening tablets (a one-month supply).

Waterpik Sidekick Water Flosser, $129.99

There is nothing like the Waterpik Sidekick Water Flosser currently available. Get ready for all the oral health benefits of a full-sized device in an ultra-compact, collapsible package that’s perfect for easy, portable travel. Take it to work, on vacation, or school. This collapsible gadget assembles and disassembles in a snap for easy storage in a drawer, handbag, or briefcase. Transforming from a cube-like shape into what looks like a scaled down unit, the Waterpik Sidekick offers full-sized performance and water capacity for 60 seconds of flossing every time you use it. The Sidekick tucks inside an included, zip-up, water-resistant travel pouch to catch drips.

For those who are taking the journey to healthier teeth and gums, Waterpik introduces the “Waterpik® 14 Day Challenge” app.  Download the app to receive how-to-use information and inspiration to help you create a healthy oral care habit for life. The app will be available in March 2018.

What are your thoughts on the Waterpik Whitening and Sidekick Water Flossers? Could you use more smiles in your oral care routine?

Flosstime: The World’s First Automated Floss Dispenser

Our morning routine is never a smooth one. We sometimes oversleep, experience minor disasters trying to get out the door, receive alerts for commute issues, and many other challenges that prevent us from leaving our homes on time. As you can imagine this has made us cut some of our morning routines, like flossing, short. We’ve developed bad flossing habits, mainly because we’re trying to rush out to our day and don’t have time to look for where we last left our floss. Luckily there is a gadget to help us develop better flossing habits.  At our most recent visit to Pepcom, we were introduced to Flosstime, a smart floss dispenser elegantly designed to help you build daily flossing habits. We know we’re supposed to floss, but most of us forget and the Flosstime Automated Floss Dispenser helps to remind us to floss.

The device easily mounts to your bathroom mirror or wall with durable and removable micro-suction tape or an adhesive strip. With the push of a button, the Flosstime Automated Floss Dispenser doles out the perfect amount of floss and cuts it. When you floss, the Flosstime device rewards you with a fun smile for a job well-done and frowns at you if you haven’t flossed your teeth.

Each device comes preloaded with 50 meters (54.7 yds) of Premium Comfort Floss in a replaceable floss cartridge, and has a dual-user mode so that you can shame your partner into flossing as well! In dual user mode, the frown is split into two and each half is a separate reminder for each person. If one person doesn’t floss, the other will know.

To make flossing fun for kids and teens, Flosstime also comes with cute animal snap-ons in three adorable characters: Mr. Siriby (Crab), Mr. Croakersby (Frog), and Mr. Goldy (Fish). If not used every day, the animal’s eyes glow warning lights to remind kids to floss!

The Flosstime Automated Floss Dispenser retails for $39.99, the Flosstime Replacement Floss Cartridge for $7.99, and the Animal Snap-Ons for $6.99. Get them all now on www.flosstime.com.

Waterpik Welcomes Revolutionary New Oral Healthcare Products

This year we’ve made it a priority to make sure we have healthy teeth and gums (even with our addiction to teeth-staining tea, and cavity-inducing sweets); we’re not trying to give dentists all our money.  For this reason, we’ve upped our dental arsenal with two new amazing products from Waterpik – the Waterpik Complete Care 5.0 System, and the Waterpik Cordless Freedom Water Flosser, and fan favorite, the Aquarius Professional Designer Series Water Flosser.

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These two oral heath products that will make brushing and flossing a breeze. The Waterpik Complete Care 5.0 System, an amazing counter space and power outlet saving device, combines Water Flosser and Sonic Toothbrush technologies to allow you to brush and floss your teeth with one device.

Waterpik Complete Care 5.0 System

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We all know that brushing alone is not enough, and the Complete Care 5.0 not only boasts 3 Sonic Modes (clean mode, whiten mode, and massage mode), it also features an advanced brush head design with built-in tongue scraper, 2 triple sonic brush heads, is clinically proven to remove up to 99.9% of plaque, is 50% more effective in improving gum health vs. string floss, s up to 3X as effective for removing plaque around braces vs. string floss using the orthodontic tip, boasts an advanced pressure control system with 10 settings, 5 water Flossing tips, and you can use your favorite mouthwash instead of water.

Waterpik Cordless Freedom Water Flosser

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Enjoy cordless water flossing anytime you want with the Cordless Freedom Water Flosser. This travel-friendly, cordless water flosser, which runs on 3 AA batteries and features dual water pressure control that allows you to personalize the intensity of your water pressure. Like the Complete Care 5.0, this portable water flosser features 3 water flossing tips, removes up To 99.9% of plaque, is  50% more effective for improving gum health vs. string floss, and is up to 3X as effective for removing plaque around braces vs. string floss using the orthodontic tip. Other notable features on this waterproof device include the ability to use it in the shower, a travel water plug to prevent leakage during transport, and no charging required.

Waterpik Aquarius Professional Designer Series Water Flosser

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For those of you who love a hint of color, you’ll love Waterpik’s Aquarius Designer Series. The Aquarius Designer Series boasts most of the features previously mentioned and includes on/off water control on the handle, an LED information panel, 7 water flosser tips, an all-new tip storage case, pulse-modulation technology,  maximum plaque removal, enhanced gum stimulation, and  is more effective than traditional dental floss and Sonicare Air Floss for reducing plaque, gingivitis, and gum disease.

Could your teeth and gum use a little more love and relief from the damaging effects of dental floss, or metal and plastic dental picks? If your answer is yes, any of these wonderful oral health products from Waterpik will answer your prayers.