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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 Tooth Decay & Other FAQs About Cavities

Throughout your life, you’re warned about the constant threat of cavities and tooth decay. But what is tooth decay and how does it happen? Fortunately, tooth decay is a very well-understood effect and it’s very preventable! Read on to learn answers to the most common questions about tooth decay, including how to keep your teeth […]

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The Common Causes of Bleeding Gums

While following your regular oral hygiene routine, you notice a pinkish or reddish tint in the sink as you swish and spit. Your reaction may range from a shrug of the shoulders to sheer panic as you realize your mouth is bleeding. Before you walk away from the sink never giving it another thought – […]

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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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Improve Your Confidence with These 9 Fresh Breath Tips

Bad breath can ruin your day. It lowers your self-confidence, can make you anxious at a work event or encourage you to go home early on your only night out. Fortunately, bad breath isn’t an accident – which means you can take steps to prevent it! Instead of temporarily masking bad odors with mouthwash and […]

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Do You Know the Proper Way to Brush Teeth to Avoid Cavities & Gum Disease?

Just because you’ve been doing it for years doesn’t mean you’ve been doing it right! If nobody ever showed you how to properly brush your teeth, you may be missing key steps and techniques involved in the process. It may seem easy, but there are some parts that are easy to miss. Read on to […]

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Is Xylitol Good for Teeth? What About Other Artificial Sweeteners?

We often hear news about a new way to improve our health that seems to disappear from the headlines as quickly as it arrived. But one major discovery has been sticking in the dental health headlines for a while now: xylitol and its oral health benefits. But how is xylitol good for teeth? Read on […]

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Do You Have Tongue Bacteria? Learn the Warning Signs and How to Clean Your Tongue!

Your mouth is full of bacteria. You brush your teeth to keep those surfaces as clean as possible. Flossing helps remove bacteria from the gaps in-between. But what about your tongue bacteria? There’s plenty there too! Removing tongue bacteria is critical, especially when you start showing signs of illness from them! Read on to learn […]

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