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Worst Foods for Your Teeth

20
Feb 2018

We all know there are certain things we should stay away from for the sake of our dental health, like sodas and candy. But the fact is that there are so many other types of food that can hurt your teeth, and you’re probably not even aware of them. Read on to find out more […]

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Dental Care Essentials for Those Who Travel Often

30
Jan 2018

If you’re a frequent traveler, chances are you have your packing down to a science. You know exactly what shirt and what socks will go where in your suitcase. But have you given much thought to keeping up your dental health while traveling? Don’t let something this important fall by the wayside. Taking care of […]

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When Should My Kids Start Brushing Their Own Teeth?

08
Dec 2017

All parents want the best dental health for their kids. But sometimes it’s hard to know when to make the transition from brushing your child’s teeth to having them brush their own teeth. Never fear! We’ll tell you the best time to pass the reins to your kids. Here are some tips that will help […]

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What Happens If a Cavity Is Left Untreated?

22
Nov 2017

Everyone gets cavities. It’s what happens when bacteria penetrate your teeth and begin to carve out a little home for themselves. Especially when given too much sugar, bacteria can eat away at the tooth and cause lasting damage in your mouth. And just like everyone gets cavities, everyone knows that cavities are bad news. But […]

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Home Toothpaste Alternatives

28
Sep 2017

Living naturally is a trend that has been gaining steam for years, maybe even decades. More and more people care deeply about what they eat, where they buy it, and how it was grown, raised, or made. These concerns about the healthfulness of what we eat and/or drink have also spread over to other products […]

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Floss Picks vs. Traditional Floss

11
Aug 2017

So it’s your semiannual dental check-up — are you already dreading being asked if you’ve been flossing? The general recommendation is to floss at least once a day, but many of us let that fall by the wayside. If you can’t seem to get into the routine of using traditional floss, then you may want […]

Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health

21
Jul 2017

There’s a common saying in the dental industry: “healthy mouth, healthy body.” Many people don’t realize just how connected oral health is to overall health. That’s why it’s so important to keep up with your regular dental visits! Here are some of the main ways that oral health and overall health are linked: Importance of […]

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When Should Kids First Go to the Dentist?

17
Jun 2017

It’s never too early to teach your child to practice good oral hygiene. In fact, you should take your child to his or her first dentist visit as soon as their first tooth erupts, which can be as young as six months old! While it might sound crazy to take such young children to the […]

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Why Are Cavities So Common in Children?

30
May 2017

Cavities — a word everyone hopes NOT to hear at the dentist. A majority of people will have at least one cavity in their lifetime, but why does it seem like children get them more frequently than adults? Around 30 to 40% of children have dental disease, making it the most chronic childhood disease. Even […]

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Is Flossing Necessary?

20
Apr 2017

It’s not uncommon to rush through your morning and evening routines, especially when it comes to brushing your teeth. If you thought strictly sticking to the recommended two-minute brushing time wasn’t time-consuming enough, you also have to weave between each and every one of your teeth with floss after you’re done brushing. So is it […]

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