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December 3rd, 2019 | The Hazards of Oral Piercings

 

FROM CLOTHING TO HAIRSTYLE to cosmetics to accessories, our personal style is how we portray who we are, and this can include piercings. However, where clothing and hairstyles are very rarely health risks (we hope), the same isn’t true of piercings. Oral piercings, specifically, pose several risks to healthy teeth and gums.

 

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November 27th, 2019 | Conquering Dental Anxiety

 

BLEEDING GUMS ARE the most common symptom of gum disease, but that’s not the only thing that can cause this problem. Let’s take a closer look at bleeding gums, the various causes, and what we can do about it.

 

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November 20th, 2019 | Conquering Dental Anxiety

 

EVEN THOUGH WE know, logically, that going to the dentist is a safe, normal, and important part of staying healthy, many of us don’t find it particularly fun to...

 

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November 13th, 2019 | The Impact of Diabetes on Teeth and Gums

ONE OF THE MOST common complications of diabetes is gum disease, and that isn’t the only way diabetes is hard on teeth and gums. Diabetes and oral health have a close relationship. If the diabetes isn’t carefully controlled, it will be much harder to maintain good oral health, and vice versa.

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November 5th, 2019 | How Smoking Affects Your Oral Health

WE’VE ALL HEARD over and over how smoking can adversely impact health, with the most infamous example being lung cancer. But smoking doesn’t only harm the lungs; it damages every single system in the body, and it also damages oral health.

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October 30th, 2019 | Sugar, Its Many Aliases, and Your Teeth

WHAT COMES TO MIND when you hear the word “sugar”? Probably your favorite type of candy or dessert, maybe your favorite soda. You probably didn’t picture barbecue sauce, granola bars, flavored yogurt, or fruit juice, but all of these and plenty more foods you wouldn’t suspect are loaded with sugar. That isn’t great news for our oral health.

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October 22nd, 2019 | Animal Teeth Olympics

TEETH ARE OUR PASSION, and while we spend most of our time focusing on human teeth, sometimes it’s fun to take a look at the truly amazing teeth of the animal kingdom. So today we’re going to hold the olympics of animal teeth, to see which critters win the gold for biggest, strongest, hardest, and most teeth, as well as the teeth that are simply the strangest.

 

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October 15th, 2019 | Teeth-Friendly Halloween Treats

HALLOWEEN IS A TON OF fun every year, and it’s right around the corner! We love the costumes, the decorations, and the local events, but we’re a little...

 

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October 8th, 2019 | Gum Recession: Minimizing Your Risks

THE EXPRESSION “getting long in the tooth” refers to gum recession, but this oral health problem isn’t necessarily connected to age. Gum recession is when the edge of the gingival tissue moves away from the crown of the tooth, exposing the root. The reason we tend to think...

 

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October 1st, 2019 | Charcoal Toothpaste: Science Versus Fads

IF GIVEN THE CHANCE to change something about their smiles, most people would choose to have whiter teeth, and quite a few are willing to try just about...

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September 24th, 2019 | Daily Habits That Harm Our Teeth 

OUR TOOTH ENAMEL holds the distinction of being the hardest substance in our bodies — even harder than bone! But don’t take that to mean...

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September 19th, 2019 | How To Prepare For A Dental Emergency 

EMERGENCIES ARE SO MUCH easier to deal with if we’ve prepared for them in advance, and that includes dental emergencies. You might be wondering what you can do to prepare for something like...

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September 10th, 2019 | The Ways Medicine Affects Oral Health

EVERY MEDICATION COMES with a list of potential side effects. Sometimes those side effects include a negative impact on oral health.

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September 6th, 2019 | Dentures Through History

TOOTH LOSS HAS BEEN a problem people have had to deal with all throughout history, and false teeth have been a solution since at least 2500 B.C

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August 20th, 2019 | How To Choose A Great Dentist

THERE ARE A NUMBER of reasons why someone might need a new dentist. Maybe their insurance changed, they’re moving to a new area, or they simply haven’t looked for a dentist yet. Whatever the reason, if you don’t already have a dentist, it’s a good idea to choose one now so that you and your family can get regular dental exams and so that you’ll be ready in the event of a dental emergency.

 

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August 14th, 2019 | Common Toothbrush Mistakes To Avoid

 

“MAINTAINING GOOD DENTAL health isn’t just about the quantity of your brushing — it’s also about the quality. There are several mistakes many of us make when brushing our teeth, whether because we’re...

 

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August 6th, 2019 | Dental Scaling And Root Planning

 

ROUTINE PROFESSIONAL DENTAL cleanings by your dental hygienist include scaling, or the careful removal of plaque and tartar from around the gumline. Tartar in particular can only be removed at a professional cleaning, as brushing and flossing alone can’t do the trick. However, if you have symptoms of gum disease, your teeth may need an even more advanced cleaning called dental scaling and root planing.

 

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July 30th, 2019 | How Does Swimming Affect Your Teeth

 

HAVE YOU EVER NOTICED any extra sensitivity in your teeth after a fun afternoon swimming? You aren’t imagining things, though it usually takes more than just one trip to the local pool before there are any effects. But what does swimming have to do with tooth sensitivity?

 

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July 23rd, 2019 | What Are Those White Spots On My Teeth?

 

THERE ARE A LOT of things that can leave stains on our teeth, and stains can come in many different colors. You could see yellow stains, brown stains, or even the temporary stain from eating...

 

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July 9th, 2019 | How Clean Is Your Tongue?

 

BRUSH YOUR TEETH for two full minutes twice a day and floss your teeth once a day.” You’ve probably lost count of how many times you’ve heard that, but how often have you heard that you should be cleaning your tongue every day too?

 

 

July 2nd, 2019 | You'll Be Smiling Again With Dental Implants

 

TOOTH DECAY, ACCIDENTS, and sports-related injuries are a few of the most common causes of tooth loss, but thanks to modern dentistry, we don’t need to live with a gap in our smiles. Among the most effective ways to fill in the gaps are dental implants.

 

 

July 16, 2019 | Smile To Improve Your Day — And Your Health!

 

“IT TAKES MORE MUSCLES to frown than to smile,” the old cliché goes, so you should smile more to conserve energy. Well, it turns out the...

 

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July 9th, 2019 | How Clean Is Your Tongue?

 

BRUSH YOUR TEETH for two full minutes twice a day and floss your teeth once a day.” You’ve probably lost count of how many times you’ve heard that, but how often have you heard that you should be cleaning your tongue every day too?

 

 

July 2nd, 2019 | You'll Be Smiling Again With Dental Implants

 

TOOTH DECAY, ACCIDENTS, and sports-related injuries are a few of the most common causes of tooth loss, but thanks to modern dentistry, we don’t need to live with a gap in our smiles. Among the most effective ways to fill in the gaps are dental implants.

 

 

June 25th, 2019 | Don't Take A Vacation From Oral Hygiene

WITH THE ARRIVAL OF SUMMER comes the season of family vacations and exciting trips to new places. We’re as excited for it as our patients, but before everyone leaves to explore parts unknown, we want to give you a few tips and reminders about taking care of your teeth while you’re away from home.

 

 

June 18th, 2019 | Repeat After Us: Teeth Are Not tools

OUR TEETH ARE pretty amazing, and there’s a lot they can do. They chew our food, they provide structural support for the lower third of our faces, they help us speak clearly, and they give us our beautiful smiles. However, many people also find other uses for their teeth, which can be very dangerous. Teeth are not tools, and shouldn’t be used in place of them.

 

 

 

 

June 13th, 2019 | Too Few Or Too Many Adult Teeth

With regular dental appointments, we can catch cases of hypodontia and hyperdontia early on and make a plan for how to address it. Keep up with your daily dental hygiene routine, keep scheduling those regular appointments, and give us a call if you have any questions about these rare conditions!

June 5th, 2019 | The Dangers Of Chronic Teeth Grinding

GRINDING OUR TEETH briefly when we’re nervous or frustrated is pretty normal. When the grinding doesn’t stop, however, it can do a lot of damage, whether it happens during the day or while we’re asleep. This kind of chronic grinding is called bruxism.

 

May 29th, 2019 | Plaque, Tarter, And Your Teeth

PLAQUE AND TARTAR are two words that you probably hear a lot when you come in for a dental cleaning. You might already know that they cause tooth decay and gum disease, but do you know what they are? Let’s take a closer look at these two substances that are a constant threat to our oral health.

 

 

May 24th, 2019 | It's Time To Kick That Ice-Chewing Habit

CHEWING ICE MIGHT SEEM refreshing in the moment, but it’s not doing any favors for your teeth in the long run. Today we’re going to take a look at why ice chewing is such a common habit despite the dangers it poses, as well as what someone with this habit can do to stop.

 

 

May 16th, 2019 | Taking Care Of Your Pet's Teeth

IT’S EASY TO ASSUME that our pets don’t need dental care like we do. After all, wild animals can’t exactly brush their teeth, and that doesn’t seem to be a problem for them. However, it turns out that our pets’ teeth have a very different situation than the teeth of wild animals, and they do need our help to stay healthy.

 

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May 7th, 2019 | Enamel Hypoplasia

WE ALL WANT a perfect, pearly-white smile. Sometimes all it takes is a good brushing and flossing habit and regular dental visits, but not everyone is lucky enough to have naturally strong teeth that are easy to take care of. For some people, a healthy smile is much harder to achieve because of a condition called enamel hypoplasia.

 

 

April 30th, 2019 | Defeating Bad Breath

WE’VE ALL BEEN THERE BEFORE — sitting in the middle of a job interview or a first date and realizing that our breath is far from minty fresh. Even when everything else is going perfectly, bad breath can be enough to ruin your confidence and turn a good experience sour. Why do we get bad breath, and what can we do to stop it?

 

 

April 24th, 2019 | Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive

IS A SIMPLE SPOONFUL of ice cream enough to make you cringe because of the pain in your teeth? Do you have to be careful when you drink hot coffee that none of it touches your chompers? If you know the feeling, then you’re one of millions who experience tooth sensitivity. Let’s take a closer look at what causes tooth sensitivity and what can we do about it.

 

 

April 17th, 2019 | Our Favorite Quotes About Smiling

WORKING IN THE DENTAL health business, one of our favorite things to see is our patients’ smiles. So today, we thought we’d celebrate those happy faces by sharing some of our favorite quotes about smiling!

 

 

April 10th, 2019 | A Closer Look at Your Teeth

Bright White Teeth

WE USE OUR TEETH all day, every day, for chewing, talking, and flashing big smiles at friends and family, but what are the structures that allow our teeth to do so much? Let’s take a look at what our teeth are made of.
 

April 1st, 2019 | The First Loose Tooth: A Rite Of Passage

DO YOU REMEMBER losing your first tooth? Maybe it happened later than for your classmates, or maybe you fell down on the playground and it came out before you knew it was loose. However it happens, losing that first tooth is a big deal for every kid. As parents, we want to make sure it’s a positive experience.
 

 

March 26th, 2019 | Oral pH: A Delicate Balance

YOU MIGHT REMEMBER a little bit about pH from a science class you took years ago in middle school or high school. Even if you don’t, that’s okay; it’s time for a refresher course because pH plays a major role in our oral health.
 

 

March 19th, 2019 | Dental Care For Baby Teeth

THE SMILE OF a happy child is one of the best things in the world. Unfortunately, dental caries (tooth decay) is the most common chronic disease of childhood. We want those smiles to stay as healthy as possible, which is why we’re dedicating a blog post to baby teeth dental care.
 

 

March 12th, 2019 | Dental X-Rays: It's Time For Your Close-Up

IF WE ASKED you to list three things that happen in a typical dental exam, dental X-rays would probably be one of them. But do you know what they’re used for? It depends on the type of X-ray, so let’s look at what these are.
 

 

 

March 5th, 2019 | Canker Sores: Causes And Treatments

HAVE YOU EVER TRIED to enjoy one of your favorite foods, but that angry, swollen lump on your gums or the inside of your cheek kept stinging and hurting? Then you know what it’s like to have a canker sore.
 
These sores are round ulcers that can develop on the inside of the lips and cheeks, on the gumline, or even on the tongue, and spicy, hot, or acidic foods can painfully agitate them. Let’s take a look at what causes these sores, how we can avoid them, and how we can help them heal faster.

 

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February 26th, 2019 | Straight Teeth: Not Just About Looks

 

THE MOST OBVIOUS impact of orthodontic treatment is a straighter, more attractive smile. While it is true that we tend to perceive people with properly aligned teeth as happier and more successful, the benefits aren’t just superficial.

 

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February 19th, 2019 | The Effects Of Pregnancy On Oral Health

 

YOU CAN ALWAYS expect your body to go through a lot of changes when you’re expecting, but did you know that some of those changes are to your oral health? The changing hormone levels of pregnancy actually put expecting mothers at greater risk of developing a variety of oral health issues, including gum disease, enamel erosion, and unusual swellings in the gums.

 

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February 12th, 2019 | Root Canal Myths: Busted!

 

IT’S TIME TO DEBUNK some of the biggest myths surrounding root canal treatment, so come check out our new blog post!

 

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February 5th, 2019 | Kissing And Cavities

 

VALENTINE’S DAY IS COMING up, and many of us will want to pucker up! However, we share more than love with our kisses. Read our new blog post to learn how kissing affects oral bacteria

 

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January 29th, 2019 | Relief For A Burned Mouth

 

OUCH! THAT LASAGNA is hot! If you’ve ever dug into your favorite hot food too quickly, you know what a burned tongue feels like. Check out our new blog post for tips on what to do to soothe the burn.

 

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January 22nd, 2019 | Sleep Apnea And Dental Health

 

SAWING LOGS ALL NIGHT but waking up exhausted? It could be sleep apnea. Check out our new blog post to learn about sleep apnea and how it impacts dental health.

 

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January 15th, 2019 | Nitrous Oxide: Having A Gas At The Dentist

 

IF YOU’VE NEVER had laughing gas during a dental appointment, check out our new blog post to learn what it is, what it does, and why we use it in dentistry!

 

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January 8th, 2019 | The Top 3 Best Drinks For Your Teeth

 

LOOKING FOR WAYS to quench your thirst that aren't bad for your teeth? Check out our new blog post for a few ideas!

 

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January 1st, 2019 | Train Your Child To Be A Flossing Ninja

 

DO YOUR LITTLE NINJAS know how important it is to floss their teeth daily? Read our new blog post for tips on how to train them to be masters of flossing!

 

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December 26th, 2018 | Bad Oral Health Fads

 

FADS AREN’T ALWAYS ABOUT hairstyles and slang; they can also be about the way we take care of our bodies, including our teeth. It’s important to be able to tell the difference between...

 

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December 18th, 2018 | What To Do When You Have A Toothache

 

DO YOU KNOW WHAT to do about a toothache if one strikes? Read our new blog post to learn what you can do to manage it until you can get to the dentist!

 

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December 11th, 2018 | The Top 3 Worst Drinks For Your Teeth

 

ONE OF LIFE’S CRUELEST ironies is that so many of the foods and drinks we enjoy the most aren’t good for us at all. Naturally, as dental professionals, we’re particularly concerned about the ones that...

 

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December 4th, 2018 | Oral Piercings: Self-Expression With Risks

 

WE ALL LIKE to show off our personality and sense of style in the way we present ourselves, from clothing to hairstyle to cosmetics. Piercings are often an important component of...

 

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November 27th, 2018 | Teeth, Gums, And Diabetes

 

IT MIGHT SEEM LIKE diabetes and oral health have little to do with each other, but this is unfortunately not the case. One of the most common effects of diabetes is, in fact, gum disease, and the two conditions can...

 

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November 20th, 2018 | Reasons To Be Thankful For The Dentist

 

WHAT ARE YOU most thankful for this year? Your family? Your friends? An awesome opportunity? How about your dentist? Check out our new blog post about why we’re thankful for dentists!

 

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November 13th, 2018 | Interceptive Orthodontics: The Basics

 

WHEN WE PICTURE SOMEONE with braces, we usually picture a teenager with a mouthful of colorful brackets. What we don’t typically picture is ...

 

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November 6th, 2018 | The Impact Of Smoking On Oral Health

 

YOU’RE PROBABLY FAMILIAR with some of the ways smoking impacts our health, particularly lung cancer. However, that’s not where the damage ends. Smoking can harm every part of the body, including...

 

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October 30th, 2018 | The Hidden Sugars In Our Food

 

WHEN WE THINK OF SUGARY FOOD, we usually picture things like candy, cake, pie, ice cream, and soda, but there is sugar hiding in many of the foods we buy at the grocery store — even foods we don’t...

 

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October 23rd, 2018 | What To Look For In A Toothbrush

 

ON THE SURFACE, a toothbrush seems like just another item on the grocery list, but choosing the best one for you can be tricky. There are several factors to take into account, such as...

 

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October 16th, 2018 | Making Halloween Healthy For Your Teeth

 

HALLOWEEN IS ONE OF the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and it’s almost here! This holiday sees...

 

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October 10th, 2018 | In Case Of Dental Emergency

 

WHEN WE THINK OF an emergency, we probably don’t imagine it could have something to do with our teeth. However...

 

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October 2nd, 2018 | Top Causes Of Childhood Tooth Decay

 

42 PERCENT OF CHILDREN will get at least one cavity between ages 2 and 11, and tooth decay is the most common childhood disease. Why is it so...

 

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September 25th, 2018 | Side-Effects: Medications And Oral Health

 

MEDICAL PROBLEMS ARE things none of us ask for but many of us have, and with medical problems come medications. Unfortunately, along with medications come...

 

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September 18th, 2018 | Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth The Healthy Way

 

EVERYONE LOVES A good sweet snack once in a while, but unfortunately, that includes the bacteria in our mouths. Those little germs’ favorite food in the world is sugary treats, and the more...

 

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September 11th, 2018 | 4 Animals With Unusual Teeth

 

ANIMALS MIGHT NOT BE as concerned with maintaining their oral health and hygiene as we are, but that doesn’t stop some of them from having very interesting teeth! Like our teeth are adapted to...

 

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September 4th, 2018 | Different Types Of Dentures

 

MANY OF US HAVE TO deal with tooth loss as we get older, whether because of an injury or tooth decay. What can we do when this happens to us? Fortunately, the field of prosthodontics (false teeth) has...

 

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August 28th, 2018 | How A Nail Biting Habit Affects The Teeth

 

NAIL BITING IS A HABIT shared by between a quarter and a third of children and nearly half of teenagers. Compulsive behaviors don’t always have negative effects on a person’s physical health, but this one...

 

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August 21st, 2018 | Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

 

WE ALL USE TOOTHBRUSHES to take care of our teeth, but what are we doing to take care of our toothbrushes? It’s critical that our toothbrushes remain in good condition so they can...

 

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August 14th, 2018 | Choosing The Right Dentist For You

 

MOVING TO A NEW AREA comes with a long to-do list, and one important item on it is finding the right dentist. There are a few factors to take into account when ...

 

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August 7th, 2018 | The Negative Effects Of Mouth-Breathing

 

WE ALL KNOW WHAT it’s like to have a cold, with a nose so stuffy that you can’t breathe through it. At times like that, we breathe through our mouths instead, and that’s pretty much how it should work. Mouth-breathing is an emergency...

 

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July 31st, 2018 | Good Tooth Brushing Technique

 

BRUSHING OUR TEETH is something we can get so used to doing that we don’t really think about it, but are we doing it the right way? It can be easy to get into some bad...

 

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July 24th, 2018 | Smile For Your Health!

 

WHEN WE SMILE, it triggers a chemical reaction in our bodies: the release of endorphins. Endorphins are natural hormones that inhibit pain and produce feelings of euphoria. We get them after a good workout, and we also get them when...

 

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July 17th, 2018 | Defeating Your Dental Anxiety

 

FOR PEOPLE WITH DENTAL anxiety, the prospect of an appointment with the dentist can be so intimidating that they’d rather suffer...

 

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July 10th, 2018 | Swimming And Oral Health

 

HERE’S NOTHING BETTER than a swim in the pool to cool down during the hot summer months. Before we dive in, we should be aware of...

 

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July 3rd, 2018 | What To Do About White Spots

 

HAVE YOU EVER NOTICED white spots on your own or someone else’s teeth? When we think of stains, we usually think of dark colors, but stains on teeth can...

 

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June 26th, 2018 | Fighting Back Against Oral Bacteria

 

TOOTH ENAMEL is the hardest substance in the human body. It’s like the castle walls, protecting the softer dentin and...

 

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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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