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Why Preventative Care Matters

Many people don’t think about the health of their teeth until they experience discomfort, often from a cavity, but being proactive about the health of your teeth before problems arise has great benefits. Let’s dig into the topic of why preventative care matters and how you can be proactive about keeping your smile looking and feeling its ...

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How Sugar Affects Your Teeth

People often joke about sugar being bad for their teeth. “That’s a cavity waiting to happen!” Someone is bound to say as they add sugar to their coffee, or a child enjoys their candy. But is it a myth, or is it true that sugar affects your teeth? The Science Behind the One Liners Sugar does have a connection to the formation of cavities. ...

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Dental Hygiene When You’re Sick

Cold and flu season is in full swing again. When you’re feeling achy, chilled and stuffy, caring for your teeth can understandably slip your mind. Even the smallest task seems to take great effort when you’re feeling under the weather. Getting well and caring for you should take top priority and there are some easy things you can do to help ...

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3 Ways to Treat A Toothache

Toothaches are common, but that doesn’t make them any less uncomfortable. Pain is the body’s signal that something needs your attention. If you’re suffering from discomfort in your tooth or mouth, it’s important to find out the reason for that twinge, but there are also some things you can do to help you feel a bit better until you can see ...

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Choosing the Best Dental Floss for You

Choosing the best dental floss for you may be an overwhelming or daunting task, but it isn’t impossible. Learning the different types of dental floss and the jobs they do can help you choose what kind is the best dental floss for your situation and needs. Many Types of Floss There are many types of floss but don’t let that overwhelm you, ...

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How to Keep Your Smile Young

Your smile expresses you, and shows the world a flash of your brilliance and beauty. If you feel young, why not keep your smile young too? Here are several ways to encourage a youthful appearance when you smile! Braces or Invisalign Braces aren’t just for teenagers! Invisalign isn’t just for the younger folks. Straightening your teeth ...

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3 Reasons Flossing Matters

You’ve heard your dentist say “brush and floss twice a day!” But why does it matter so much? There are many reasons flossing matters, because it reaches where a toothbrush can’t, and cleans beyond what a mouthwash can do. Without a thin little string, cleaning our teeth thoroughly just isn’t as reachable. Cavities One of the reasons ...

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When Should You See a Dentist?

Like seeing the Doctor, seeing your dentist is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Dental care is self care, and seeing a dentist can be a relaxing experience that helps you smile brighter and healthier. So when should you see a dentist? Are you Experiencing Discomfort? Are you wondering what to do about temperature ...

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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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