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June 19th, 2018 | Your Next Dental Appointment

 

GOING TO THE DENTIST is something we should all be doing twice a year every year. If you’re already in the habit of...

 

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June 12th, 2018 | Grinding Bruxism To A Halt

 

GRINDING OR CLENCHING YOUR teeth is a pretty normal thing to do when you’re annoyed or stressed, and that’s nothing to worry about. However, if you grind your teeth on...

 

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June 5th, 2018 | Oral Health Habits To Teach Your Children

 

RAISING A CHILD IS TOUGH work. There are so many things parents have to teach them so that they can succeed as they grow older. Included on that list are ...

 

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May 29th, 2018 | What Makes Our Smiles Unique

 

EVERY PERSON IS BORN with their own unique smile. Some smile with all of their teeth, some only show the top row, and some don’t show their teeth at all, and a smile can come in all shapes and sizes and still...

 

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May 22nd, 2018 | Getting Wise About Wisdom Teeth

 

WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL is a major rite of passage for many in their late teens and early twenties. They post images of their swollen cheeks on social media, share videos of themselves acting...

 

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May 15th, 2018 | The Battle Against Bad Breath

 

THERE’S NOTHING WORSE than being in the middle of a social situation and suddenly realizing you have bad breath. Whether it’s a first date or a job interview, having bad breath can...

 

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May 8th, 2018 | Supernumerary Teeth

 

MOST PEOPLE WILL develop a total of twenty baby teeth that are gradually replaced by a total of thirty-two adult teeth. Sometimes those teeth don’t...

 

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May 1st, 2018 | Weight Loss And Oral Health

 

MAINTAINING GOOD ORAL HEALTH is a goal we should all be striving to achieve each and every day. Not only does this help us to feel like...

 

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April 23rd, 2018 | Don’t Forget To Clean That Tongue!

 

YOU HEAR ALL THE TIME about the importance of brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day, and you hear almost...

 

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April 17th, 2018 | Five Types Of Dental Fillings

 

YOU HEAR ALL THE TIME about the importance of brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day, and you hear almost...

 

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April 10th, 2018 | Night Guards For Teeth Grinding

 

YOU HEAR ALL THE TIME about the importance of brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day, and you hear almost...

 

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April 3rd, 2018 | Fighting Back Against Oral Cancer

 

ORAL CANCER IS A SUBJECT we’d all prefer not to have to think about, but it’s critical to have a basic understanding of risk factors and...

 

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March 27th, 2018 | The Different Types Of Teeth

 

YOU’VE PROBABLY NOTICED that your teeth aren’t all the same shape, but do you know the reason? Humans have four different types of teeth, and they each serve specific purposes, both in helping...

 

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March 20th, 2018 | Seasonal Allergies And Your Oral Health

 

SPRING IS IN THE AIR…and that means so are allergies. Seasonal allergies affect millions of people every year, but did you know that they can also...

 

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March 13th, 2018 | The Anatomy Of A Tooth

 

TEETH ARE A LOT more complicated than they might seem from the outside, which is why we’re using...

 

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March 6th, 2018 | An Eating Disorder’s Impact On Oral Health

 

TEETH ARE A LOT more complicated than they might seem from the outside, which is why we’re using...

 

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February 27th, 2018 | Congenitally Missing Teeth

 

IT’S ONE THING TO lose a tooth, whether through poor oral hygiene, accident, or ...

 

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February 20th, 2018 | Your Pet’s Dental Health

 

YOU MIGHT BE TEMPTED to think that because wild animals can’t do much for their dental hygiene, pets like dogs and cats don’t need...

 

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February 13th, 2018 | Is Your Frenulum Holding You Back?

 

YOU’VE HEARD OF being tongue-tied, but what about lip-tied? Both are actually legitimate medical conditions, and...

 

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February 6th, 2018 | Why Straight Teeth?

 

TO SOME, IT MIGHT seem like the benefits of having straight teeth are purely cosmetic. And those benefits certainly do exist. Studies have shown that people tend to...

 

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January 30th, 2018 | Impress Your Friends With Dental Trivia

 

MOST PEOPLE OUTSIDE of teeth-related professions probably only think about their teeth when something’s wrong, like when there’s...

 

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January 23rd, 2018 | The Big Scoop On Tooth Sensitivity

 

DO YOU GET a painful jolt through your teeth every time you try to enjoy a bite of ice cream or a sip of fresh coffee? If you do, then...

 

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January 16th, 2018 | The Story Of Your Toothbrush

 

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED how your toothbrush was made or how it’s different from toothbrushes of the past?

 

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January 9th, 2018 | Women’s Oral Health Concerns

 

ALTHOUGH MEN AND WOMEN have a lot in common, there are quite a few differences when it comes to oral health.

 

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January 2nd, 2018 | Saliva: Oral Health’s MVP

 

SALIVA IS SUCH an ordinary thing that you probably haven’t given it much thought, but it’s actually as important to the healthy function of our mouths as...

 

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December 26th, 2017 | When To See The Dentist

 

BECAUSE PREVENTION IS such a major part of good dental care, it’s critical to visit the dentist for...

 

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December 19th, 2017 | Helping Your Child Trust The Dentist

 

EVEN THOUGH WE ALL know how important it is to go to the dentist, dental anxiety can make...

 

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December 12th, 2017 | Soda Versus Our Teeth

 

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD of “Mountain Dew Mouth”? It’s what happens to our teeth when...

 

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December 5th, 2017 | Men’s Oral Health Tips

 

MAINTAINING GOOD ORAL HEALTH is crucial for everyone, but that can mean different things for...

 

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November 28th, 2017 | Alternative Ways To Get Calcium In Your Diet

 

WE ALL KNOW that calcium is the main component of our teeth and jaw bones, but our mouths are....

 

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November 21st, 2017 | Smoking and Oral Health

 

THE DISEASE WE USUALLY think of when we hear “health risks of smoking” is....

 

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November 14th, 2017 | Breastfeeding And Your Baby’s Oral Health

 

ALL FIRST-TIME PARENTS are faced with a seemingly endless stream of ....

 

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November 7th, 2017 | Preparing Your Smile For The Big Day

 

WHEN IT COMES to teeth whitening, strips, toothpastes, and rinses are the most ....

 

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October 31st, 2017 | How Diabetes Affects Oral Health

 

DIABETES IS A CHRONIC DISEASE that either means the pancreas doesn’t produce insulin (type 1) or....

 

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October 24th, 2017 | Managing That Halloween Sweet Tooth

 

HALLOWEEN IS OUR favorite spooky time of year, but when it comes to sugar’s effects on teeth....

 

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October 19th, 2017 | Which Toothbrush is Best?

 

BACK IN THE GOOD old days before the 1930s, toothbrush bristles were made of....

 

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October 10th, 2017 | DIY Teeth Whitening Trends: Fact Or Fiction?

 

MOST TRENDS ARE HARMLESS symptoms of an ever-evolving society and culture, but when they affect the ways we take care of ourselves, they can become serious....

 

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October 3rd, 2017 | Maintaining Your Post-Invisible Aligner Smile

 

WHILE TRADITIONAL WIRE braces are still the most efficient at straightening teeth, fixing crowding, and correcting an over...

 

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September 25th, 2017 | The Coolest Teeth in the Animal Kingdom

 

MOST OF US already know that sharks constantly grow new teeth, venomous snakes use their fangs like syringes full of poison, and elephants have enormous tusks. As lovers of teeth of all shapes and sizes, today...

 

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September 18th, 2017 | Dentures Then & Now

As recently as 2012, one-fifth of American adults over sixty-five had lost all of their natural teeth. Whether the tooth loss is from age or other causes, it is....

 

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