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Is It Time to Visit the Dentist?

Your dental cleaning pops up on the calendar, but you're so busy! Is it time to visit the dentist again? What if you put it off another 6 months, just this once? If you’re tempted to skip, we hear you! But here's why regular visits are so important. Keeping Your Teeth Healthy You probably know that dental care is important. That’s why you ...

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How to Brush Your Teeth Better

If you care about your dental health, we know you try hard to brush your teeth diligently. But have you talked with your dentist about your brushing technique and tools? Using the correct brushing technique and tools is important because it can make the difference between effective and ineffective brushing. Let's talk about how to brush your teeth ...

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5 Ways to Stop Jaw Discomfort

Once jaw tension starts, it can build up quickly and cause headaches, neck pain, dental sensitivity, and other problems. Jaw discomfort can impact your sleep, work, and life when you don't know how to find relief. Here are 5 ways to stop jaw discomfort that actually work. 1. Notice When You Clench Many times, jaw discomfort begins by clenching ...

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Best and Worst Drinks for Teeth

Is soda really bad for your teeth? How about if it’s sugar-free? Are seltzer water, sports drinks, or fruit juice safe options? We all want to make wise choices for our health, but sometimes it's hard to know what they are. Here are the best and worst drinks for your teeth. Things to Watch Out For When selecting your beverage of choice, ...

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Popular New Electric Toothbrush Features

Shopping for a new toothbrush? Ready to make the switch to an electric toothbrush? Let's talk about some popular new electric toothbrush features that can take your oral hygiene to the next level. Timers Dentists recommend brushing your teeth after each meal, or 3 times daily, and for 2 minutes each session. It can be easy to want to rush ...

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5 Healthy Snack Ideas

You may have been encouraged not to snack because of how it can negatively impact your overall health. Snacks can be sneaky with how they affect your health, so it's important to be mindful. But healthy snacking can actually have a positive impact on your body. Here are 5 healthy snack ideas that support good dental health. 1. Fruits Fruit, ...

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5 Tips for Better Brushing

Brushing our teeth is a daily habit that many of us rarely think twice about, but sometimes it can be a good idea to be mindful of our regular habits to ensure that we’re getting the most benefit from them. Brushing your teeth is important. So it's important to do it well and with the right tools for the best results. Read on for 5 tips for ...

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Signs of Jaw Clenching

Extra tension in your jaw can seem like a minor issue, but it can lead to a lot of discomfort if left untreated over time. Could jaw clenching be the source of your discomfort? Read on to learn about the most common signs of jaw clenching and what you can do to find relief. How Do I Know if I Clench My Jaw? Signs of jaw clenching can include ...

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Winter Sports Safety

One of the best things about winter is winter sports. Playing in the snow and on the ice is awesome. Getting injured? Not so awesome. Here’s what you need to know about winter sports safety and your teeth to help you ensure that you won’t be sidelined and miss out on the fun. The Risks of Winter Sports Whether you’re playing, practicing, ...

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5 New Ways to Improve Your Oral Hygiene

Boring brushing and flossing routines can be a thing of the past! Sounds too good to be true? Check out these 5 new ways to improve your oral hygiene and up your dental care game from mundane and boring to something you can’t wait to do. 1. Electric Toothbrush Electric toothbrushes may not sound that exciting, but there’s a reason they top ...

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