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Kids and Cavities: What Parents Need to Know

Kids and Cavities: What Parents Need to Know

When it comes to keeping your kids happy and healthy, dental care is a critical part of the process. Understanding that children's baby teeth need outstanding care is the first step to promoting good dental habits that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately, while many...

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4 Dental Fads to Avoid at all Costs

4 Dental Fads to Avoid at all Costs

How much time do you spend thinking about your teeth? If you’re like most people, the answer is “quite a bit.” With that in mind, you probably won’t be surprised by how many dental fads are out there. After all, almost everyone wants a whiter, stronger, more beautiful...

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Can Chewing Gum Really Clean Your Mouth?

Can Chewing Gum Really Clean Your Mouth?

It’s one of the sacred cows of dental hygiene: after a meal, you can pop a piece of sugar-free gum into your mouth to scrub your teeth of food remnants and beat bad breath.  And it’s no wonder we hop on this train so quickly: chewing gum is an American staple. In...

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6 Reasons You Need Your Teeth Cleaned 2 Times a Year

6 Reasons You Need Your Teeth Cleaned 2 Times a Year

We all know getting your teeth cleaned and taken care of is important, but many people still neglect to get their teeth cleaned twice a year. Regular teeth cleaning and checkups are not only good for your mouth but your overall health, there are several benefits of...

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How Diabetes and Gum Disease Is A Two-Way Street

Ever get tired of hearing the same spiel at each and every routine dental appointment? You know, the one about flossing regularly and the slew of benefits that come with doing just that? Well, there’s a reason for it. As the American Dental Association...

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Gum Health and your Diet: Eat this Not that

Gum Health and your Diet: Eat this Not that

Most of us know that our diet is a big part of our overall health, but did you know your diet also plays a big part in the health of your gums?  What you eat everyday has an effect on your gums and can help you fight gum disease!  Since there are so many...

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What to do When you Lose a Tooth?

What to do When you Lose a Tooth?

Losing a permanent tooth can be a frightening experience. Don’t worry, though: there are ways to rescue the tooth and increase the chances that it will go back into your mouth. Here’s your quick guide: If you’ve lost or loosened a tooth, don’t wait to get care! When...

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Taking Care of Your Braces and Teeth

Taking Care of Your Braces and Teeth

The moment you get braces, taking care of your teeth takes on new importance. Don’t worry, though! It’s far from impossible. These smart, dentist-approved tips will help you keep your mouth and teeth healthy, braces and all.

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