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Does Whitening Toothpaste Really Work?

Everyone wants a brighter smile and there are many ways to achieve a more glittering first impression. Depending on each patient’s needs and situation they may choose in office whitening, or at home whitening kits. What seems like the easiest solution is to reach for the whitening toothpaste, but does whitening toothpaste really work and is it ...

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5 Foods for Good Oral Health

Good oral health is so important, but often overlooked. Some ways you can support good oral health go beyond brushing and flossing. What you eat and drink has an impact on your teeth and gums as well. Here are 5 things you can eat to promote fresh breath, and a healthy mouth. Nuts Fiber rich foods that are also nutrient rich, like a variety ...

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Must Haves for Dental Emergency Kit

During the current COVID-19 Pandemic and the suspension of preventative dental care, it can be useful to ensure you and your loved ones are prepared for any dental need, and you can ensure their comfort and safety temporarily while you schedule an urgent visit with the dentist. For those unexpected moments between the injury and the dentist ...

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3 Tips to Keep Up with Your Dental Hygiene While Under Quarantine

With the changes that come with COVID-19, it’s easy to get out of your day to day routine. During this time, people should take care of their mental health, physical health, boost their immune system, and practice habits that promote good dental hygiene. Here are a few helpful tips to remember while under quarantine. 1. Brushing twice a ...

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It’s Not Just Sugar: Kids and Cavities

It is easy to think of cavities as the result of too many lollipops, or candy chews, or hard candies, but it isn’t just sugar that can contribute to plaque build up, and eventually, tooth decay. Kids and cavities may seem like an inevitable pairing, but there are many foods that can contribute to tooth decay that we don’t often think of. ...

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What to Expect: Dental X-Rays

Dental X-rays are an important dental tool, used often to diagnose a problem, or just get a picture of our overall oral health. So why are dental x-rays so important and what do they do? What can you expect if you need dental x-rays? Different Kinds of X-rays Not all Dental x-rays are the same thing. There are many different types of dental ...

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Oral Hygiene Checklist

Checking an item off a list can be a satisfying exercise in accomplishment and empowerment. One important list we all need to check off daily is our oral hygiene checklist. We all know we should brush and floss twice daily, but here are some other helpful tips and tricks for effective daily hygiene. Keep it Clean Brushing and flossing twice ...

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5 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

Gum sensitivity can be uncomfortable and frustrating. Over half of U.S. adults 30 and over suffer from gum disease. There are many different things that can contribute to gum sensitivity. Here are 5 things you should know that can help you tackle the problem, and find the solution that works for you. Take Care of Oral Hygiene Oral Hygiene is ...

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Tooth Enamel Loss: What’s True?

Tooth Enamel is the hardest substance in the body, and yet it can be incredibly fragile. It protects our teeth, keeping them in a hard protective sheath. Tooth enamel loss can occur in a variety of ways, but once it is lost, it is gone, opening up our teeth to decay. How Do I Know I’m Losing Enamel? Some signs of tooth enamel loss can ...

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Adults Getting Braces: What You Need to Know

Adults getting braces is no longer an uncommon event. The achievements in the field of orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry have made sure that teeth alignment procedures do not remain limited to children and teenagers. So, if you have started having concerns about the appearance of your smile and are wondering whether you can get braces as an ...

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