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Our Family Is Taking The Listerine 21-day challenge #LISTERINE #Ad

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As a mom who grew up wearing braces, and then due to a car accident had to wear them again as an adult, oral care is something that is high on my priority list. That, and possibly the fact I am terrified of any kind of mouth work aside from a regular cleaning. Because of that, I jumped at the chance to take the Listerine 21-day Challenge myself, and have my family join the challenge.

It’s not just my teeth I worry about, it’s my kids teeth. Like all kids there have been the “I am too tired to brush my teeth” battles, that have ended in tears and a big dislike for mom. I remember fighting those same battles with my mom growing up. Luckily, my kids have gotten to the point of being okay with teeth brushing…but anything extra is like asking them to eat a green bean (they hate green beans). So, to spark a fire under them…we have started the challenge and made it into sort of a competition. At the end of it, we are going to see which one of them has stuck to the challenge and what kind of a difference there will be.

Listerine at target

I headed to our local Target, to pick up the supplies. After all, a challenge can’t be a challenge if you don’t have the right ammunition. Next, I made a point to tell them all about how much of their mouth is getting missed just by only brushing. There is nothing like grossing them out to inspire them to work harder for a cleaner mouth. Just in case you need to know…you pretty much miss 75% of your mouth if all you are doing is brushing! GROSS!

Listerine Products

As part of the 21-day challenge, which will start today, we will be using the following products:

  • LISTERINE® Antiseptic
  • LISTERINE® SMART RINSE®
  • LISTERINE® WHITENING® Original Gel Fluoride Anticavity Toothpaste
  • REACH® Floss

Here’s where it gets even better! Not only are we bettering ourselves (as is anyone who is participating) but by taking the challenge we get to help children in need. For every person who posts a “Swish Selfie” to LISTERINE® Brand’s Facebook page, LISTERINE® Brand will make a $5.00 contribution to Oral Health America’s Smiles Across America® program, up to $85,000, toward their goal of connecting 210,000 children with needed oral health services in 2014.

So, what’s stopping you!! Join in the challenge, along with my family. Take those selfies and help yourself, while you are helping others. That’s definitely a win/win to me!

What is your biggest hassle when it comes to oral care??

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Toni is a professional lifestyle blogger living on the sunny Florida Gulf Coast. She has a passion for Disney, Travel, Fashion, Cooking, Tech, Family Fun Ideas, Reviews, Giveaways and loves being able to share that with her readers!

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  1. 1

    I will be following to see how this works out!
    Raijean recently posted…Beauty Report: Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Kit Review & GiveawayMy Profile

  2. 2

    This is a great challenge from Target. I use Listerine mouthwash and have for years.
    Angela recently posted…Marvel Super Hero Mashers Review | #MyMashUpMy Profile

  3. 3

    My husband can’t live without Listerine
    Penelope Guzman (NYC Blogger) recently posted…Nichol’s Love StoryMy Profile

  4. 4

    I’m sure you will notice a huge difference! Can’t wait to hear how your challenge goes!
    Tiff recently posted…Step into Spring with OshKosh B’goshMy Profile

  5. 5

    I really don’t have any hassles now since I now know what products work for me, and Listerine mouthwash is one of them! :)
    HilLesha recently posted…Kohl’s Pink Elephant CampaignMy Profile

  6. 6

    It’s a hassle to get our toddler to brush and not chew on the toothbrush.
    Mickey recently posted…Marvel Super Hero MashersMy Profile

  7. 7

    We’re doing the challenge, too! I can already see/feel a difference.
    Donna recently posted…Romantic Raspberry Fluff RecipeMy Profile

  8. 8

    I can certainly see why dental health is so important to you. This challenge is a great idea to encourage good oral health habits.
    Lucero recently posted…Bloggers Wanted: Protect Your Stuff Giveaway, opens 2/21 limited spotsMy Profile

  9. 9

    Flossing, definitely flossing. I wish you the best on your challenge!
    TerriAnn recently posted…Celebrating 30 Years & Becoming A Marriott Rewards Ambassador #MC #MR30My Profile

  10. 10

    Looks like a great challenge to do. It’s great to practice good dental health.

  11. 11

    What a great challenge for the family! My husband and I are Listerine users, have been for many years.
    April Decheine recently posted…Top 7 Alkalizing Foods to include in your dietMy Profile

  12. 12

    I took this last year and it was great since then I’ve switched to Listerine toothpaste and mouthwash.
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  13. 13

    I think it is a great idea to take the challenge as a family.
    Kathleen recently posted…2014 Toyota Sienna – It’s Like a Couch on Wheels #SiennaDiariesMy Profile

  14. 14

    I often struggle with flossing enough, especially since my dentist was not a fan of me using the picks, which made it so easy.
    Marcie W. recently posted…25th Annual Splendor In The GlassMy Profile

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    I’m not good when it comes to flossing. I generally only do it when I have food between my teeth that I can feel. Bad me! I really need to work on that.
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    My biggest challenge is flossing. I just hate doing it. My teeth are sitting very tightly, so the floss breaks up all the time. I am considering getting the Philips AirFloss.
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