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Road to White Teeth: Part 1

Road to White Teeth: Part 1

Over the Counter and Household Teeth Whitening Techniques and Products Everyone wants to have teeth as white as celebrities, but there are a lot of options you may not know about. We will be going over a few ways to whiten teeth at home. There are a lot of products that are sold over the […]

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Diet’s Effect on Dental Health

Diet’s Effect on Dental Health

We all know to floss, to brush two times a day while singing our ABC’s, to use mouthwash, and to avoid candy and soda. But there is more to dental care than that. Candy and soda are not the only things that can have an effect on our oral health. There are certain foods we […]

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History of Dentistry: Ancient Cleaning and Diets

History of Dentistry: Ancient Cleaning and Diets

Many people assume that the ancient people of the world unilaterally ignored dental health. But the reality is that many had toothbrushes and toothpastes, even if they took a crude setting, and took preventative measures to prevent decay. As well, some cultures consisted on diets that were far less acidic and contributed far less to […]

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Things You Didn’t Know About Cosmetic Dentistry

Things You Didn’t Know About Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry May Not Break Your Bank There are many circumstances in which insurance will pay for your cosmetic procedure. This means that you may not be thousands of dollars out of pocket as you may have been thinking prior. Insurance is especially likely to help cover costs if the procedure is necessary to improving […]

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Ways to Make Game Day Snacks Healthier

Ways to Make Game Day Snacks Healthier

Game day is fun to watch with a group of friends. Many people find that watching the game can be even more fun when watching it with snacks as well as friends. However, many game day snacks can be calorie laden and filled with fat. This doesn’t have to be the case at all. As […]

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3 Reasons to Get an Oral Cancer Screening

3 Reasons to Get an Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is a growing problem today, and it’s important to have oral cancer screenings done annually. Three very good reasons to have your dentist perform an oral cancer screening have to do with the increasing incidence of oral cancer in young people, and the screenings are quick, painless and inexpensive. The Young Are Increasingly […]

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Pregnancy and Oral Health

Pregnancy and Oral Health

During pregnancy, expectant mothers may experience a wide variety of changes in both hormones and health. At times, oral health may be overlooked during pregnancy, but it is vital to take proper care of your mouth. During pregnancy, existing dental conditions may worsen, or new conditions may pop up. The following are a few common […]

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How Your Health & Stress Effect Your Smile

How Your Health & Stress Effect Your Smile

When you think of emotions and how they impact you on a daily basis, you are not likely to think about dental issues. Stress, anxiety, depression, and other health conditions linked to your emotional wellbeing can impact your smile if they are left undetected and remain untreated. It is not always possible to remove the […]

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The Effects of Coffee on Your Mouth

The Effects of Coffee on Your Mouth

Many adults find it difficult to get through the day without the aid of coffee. Coffee is a delicious way to wake up in the morning and keep the afternoon fatigue at bay. Coffee is a morning necessity for a large portion of the population, but it has the ability to affect more than just […]

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Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for Braces

Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for Braces

While the idea of getting braces is usually not met with joy, the end result is worth the process. Summertime may, in fact, be the best time to get braces for several reasons. 1. Less Stress Once the school year begins, children do have responsibilities to meet. There is homework, of course, but may include […]

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10 Worst Behaviors For Teeth

10 Worst Behaviors For Teeth

Everyone wants a great looking smile, and most people probably believe they make a decent effort to take care of their teeth. Unfortunately, despite regular brushing and flossing, many people find themselves dissatisfied with their teeth. Perhaps even worse they may need detailed dental work done to correct problems. There are some specific behaviors that […]

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Finding the Right Dentist

Finding the Right Dentist

How To Find a Good Dentist There are a lot of ways to find a dentist that will work for you. You may be wondering how it can work the best for you. All you need is a little guidance and you will have the best experience you can. Talk to Friends One of the […]

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Are Your Wisdom Teeth Ready to be Removed?

Are Your Wisdom Teeth Ready to be Removed?

Between the ages of 17 to 25, it is likely that young adults will experience the growth of their “wisdom teeth”. Despite their dignified moniker, these third molars do not bring a lot of wisdom or comfort at all. They tend to grow in crooked or overcrowd the mouth, leading dentists to suggest that they’re […]

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Why Do My Gums Bleed?

Why Do My Gums Bleed?

It can be alarming when you are brushing your teeth and you notice blood begin to emanate from your gums around your teeth. It might be easiest to just ignore it, but there is always an underlying cause; taking corrective action could prevent a minor problem from turning into a more serious dilemma. Bleeding gums […]

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The Hidden Dangers of Thumb-Sucking

The Hidden Dangers of Thumb-Sucking

About Thumb Sucking Thumb sucking is considered, by many, to be a very natural occurrence for children. When a child sucks their thumb, they may be reducing tension for themselves. Thumb sucking can help an infant to cope better, and it can help soothe your child to sleep. Unfortunately, thumb sucking may also pose problems […]

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The Best Food and Drinks for Oral Health

The Best Food and Drinks for Oral Health

Food and drinks can wreak havoc on your teeth. Sugar-filled snacks and beverages can cause cavities, increase plaque, and cause a host of other oral issues that could result in costly dental work. Choosing the correct beverages and snacks can not only promote oral health, but it can also ensure that the only dental visits […]

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3 Simple Steps to Choosing the Right Toothpaste

3 Simple Steps to Choosing the Right Toothpaste

Dental hygiene is an important part of daily life. Everyone wants their pearly whites to stand out in pictures, and no one wants to have to schedule extra procedures with their dentist. To keep the visits as just simple checkups, the right toothpaste could make all the difference. With the massive amount of variety available […]