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How Dental Scaling & Root Planing Cleans Your Teeth & Improves Oral Health

When you visit the dentist for a hygiene visit, you might have been surprised by how many different techniques the hygienist used to clean and examine your teeth. In many cases, they may have used a special tool that looks like a hook on each end. These plaque scrapers are used for dental scaling to […]

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Eating Right: The Best Food for Healthy Teeth & Gums

Your smile requires a lot of maintenance to preserve! But it’s more than just brushing, flossing, and going to the dentist. Did you know that certain foods actually have a positive effect on your oral health? Your diet has a number of things associated with it that play a role in maintaining healthy teeth for […]

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Tips for Soothing Your Teething Baby

When you don’t feel good, sometimes your whole personality can change. The same is true for your baby. When their teeth begin to come in, they can often become a little cranky. So, how do you know if your baby is teething? What do you do for a teething baby and how can you help […]

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Why are My Teeth Sensitive to Food & Drink?

  Do you wince in pain when you enjoy a bite of ice cream or a sip of your morning coffee? The feeling of discomfort from eating or drinking our favorite foods can be irksome – or downright upsetting. Many people ask us “why are my teeth sensitive” and the reality is that it could […]

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Tips to Prevent Dental Cavities for Your Children

Concern about cavities is a justified one! After all, healthy teeth are a core part of health growing for children of all ages. Due to a variety of reasons, cavities are a common problem for children between the ages of 6- 14.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps to prevent dental cavities in […]

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Healthy Baby Teeth Are Part of a Long, Healthy Life

Around six months, your child’s first teeth will begin to erupt. For the next few years, these primary teeth will continue to grow in and eventually be lost as they near their teens. Even though primary teeth aren’t permanent, they’re very important! Having healthy baby teeth is an important part of growth for any child – with effects […]

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Don’t Ignore Cavities in Baby Teeth!

According to research, around 42 percent of children will have at least one cavity from the ages of 2 to 11. Over half of children between 6 and 11 will have them! As a parent, it’s important to know what cavities in baby teeth mean for you and your child.  Read on to learn more about cavities in […]

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Improving Dental Care for Kids Starts with Early Education!

As a parent, you want the best for your child. One of the most important parts of a long and healthy life is great dental care. Maintaining strong teeth well into adulthood means taking care of them every day! But dental care for kids can be challenge – especially if they find it uncomfortable or […]

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What Is Dental Fluoride & What Are the Benefits of Fluoride for My Teeth?

When you go to the dentist, you may have heard mentions of fluoride mouthwash or fluoride toothpaste. They may have even recommended you to include it as part of your dental care routine! But what is dental fluoride, and why is it so popular with dentists? Read on to learn more about dental fluoride, its […]

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The Benefits of Flossing: Why You Should Floss Every Time You Brush

When is the last time you brushed your teeth? How about the last time you flossed? If your answer wasn’t the same for both questions (and if it’s not “this morning”) then you’re probably not taking proper care of your teeth! You likely know that brushing is important, but if you don’t consider the benefits […]

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