Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Do your kids forget to brush their teeth? Dr. Dorfman and Dr. Jim teach you how to make brushing fun for your little ones!
Tags:How to Teach Kids to Brush their Teeth,flossing,gingivitis prevention,Gum care,Gum Disease,oral health,oral hygiene,prevent receding gums,the doctors
Grab video code:
Male Speaker: Before the break, Melissa was telling us how her son has a bad habit of not brushing their teeth, so Dr. Jim and her friend dentist Dr. Bill Dorfman are here to help out. Gentleman, take it away.
Dr. Bill Dorfman: Alright. Okay, so you guys, you are not brushing your teeth enough. I'm over going -- days we are going to teach you why you need to do. The first thing you need to do is that you need to get the plaque off your teeth. Do you know what a plaque is?
Dr. Bill Dorfman: Plaque is a yucky stuff, we call it sugar bugs and what it is, it is bacteria, its food derby. It is a kind of sticky stuffing that builds up on your teeth. The reason you need to get the plaque off is because it causes cavities and you know want
Dr. Jim: Those hurt.
Dr. Bill Dorfman: And it also causes gingivitis that's bleeding gums. You definitely don't want that. So, we are going to teach you guys what you need to do so that will never happen. Now, in this we have a little cool blue solution. I want you guys to pick it up, go ahead and pick it up and we are going to rinse it with this and what this is going to do is it is going to show us all your plaques. So go ahead and switch around for about 30 seconds, keep going. Alright, go ahead and spit out and I am going to show you, what we need to do with a plaque, plaque.
Now there is a really simple, easy rule for you guys is to, they are blue. You can actually, hold this and up and left. There is a simple, easy rule for brushing. Okay, their circles 3, 2, 2, what circle? Circle is everybody do with me, you are going to make circular motions on your teeth. Okay, so that circle 3 is you have 3 surfaces. You got to go on the outside, you got to open up your mouth and you got to go on the inside here and you need to go on this side. So you got, 3 surfaces and you know 2 in 2 is twice a day. We have to brush at least twice a day and how long do you think you have to brush for.
Speaker: 2 minutes.
Dr. Jim: Good job.
Dr. Bill Dorfman: Squeeze your little brush that's called the firefly and these are really fun for kids because, what they do is they laid up for 60 seconds, so the important thing for parents is you got to pick the right toothbrush. Okay, because that if you don't pick one that will fit in the mouth, your children are not going to use it. You also want to make sure it is a soft toothbrush. Don't ever use those real hard ones. Because you will brush or gums away. The other thing that's important is the toothpaste.
Now when you pick toothpaste, you want to make sure that has a lot of fluoride in it. If you are under 2 years old, don't let your parents to use fluoridated toothpaste, because you need to spit up this fluoride. The problem is a lot of little kids will swallow the toothpaste and they get too much fluoride, which is called fluorosis and the teeth will growing with little marks on that will be on white and brown and speckle. Another thing Melisa that you are saying you just don't have the time to sit there for 2 minutes, to help them brush their teeth, like a lot of parenting, you are going to have it do by example and I with my kids, I found just sitting there brushing with them, may be giving a little cheer, sugar bugs, sugar bugs wash them off, while they are brushing is one of the best things you can do.
Male Speaker: Thank you so much gentleman. Good job kids. Alright.