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Catch the Signs of a Cavity in Your Teeth Early to Prevent Pain & Tooth Loss!

If you’re between the ages of 20 and 64, you’ve almost certainly experienced a dental cavity. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 92 percent of adults in that age range have experienced at least one cavity in their permanent teeth. But not all of them know the signs of a cavity! […]

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Is Gum Good for Your Teeth & Overall Oral Health?

You brush and floss every day, but somehow you still get the occasional cavity. What more can you do? Looking online or asking friends, you may come across several home remedies and solutions. One common suggestion is to start chewing gum! But is gum good for your teeth, or is it just another myth? Read […]

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The Dangers of Getting an Online Dental Pain Diagnosis

We use the internet for everything. Shopping, planning trips and more! But one thing you should be wary of is using the internet for diagnosing your medical worries. We often hear our patients mention that they looked to online resources for a dental pain diagnosis – and it’s concerning! While some of the information online […]

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What Are the Benefits of an Electric Toothbrush?

While humans have been using tools for oral health for thousands of years, the trusty toothbrush you’re familiar with was invented in the 1930s. It may still be an effective design today, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. Electric toothbrushes are the more modern version – but are there real benefits of an […]

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Do You Have Cavity-Prone Teeth?

Dental caries, more commonly known as cavities, are areas of the teeth that have been damaged due to bacteria. For most, cavities lead to sensitivity and pain, which requires a filling by a dentist to correct it. Certain lifestyle choices and behaviors lead to more cavity-prone teeth. The upside is that, when you know what […]

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What Smoking Does to Your Teeth & Gums

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health. But you may not appreciate exactly what smoking does to your teeth and gums and why it’s so detrimental for your long-term health! If you’re a smoker, or know someone who is, this information can hopefully be the deciding factor to help quit! It’s not easy, […]

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Causes & Treatment for Tooth Abscess Pain

Infections are serious health risks – and they can happen anywhere. Even in your teeth or gums! A tooth abscess is dangerous for more than just your overall health. When you have one, you’ll likely know it, too! Tooth abscess pain is hard to ignore. If you notice persistent pains in one or more teeth, […]

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Common Oral Care Mistakes that Lead to Dental Health Issues

Dental health is a daily chore. But even after years of brushing and flossing, thousands still experience dental health issues due to extremely common mistakes! There’s a good chance you don’t have a dentist looking over your shoulder every day, so you could be making these mistakes too! Read on to learn about some of […]

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Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe or Effective?

Every year, health fads come and go, sometimes returning regularly for a brief 15 minutes of fame. Charcoal toothpaste is one of them! But is charcoal toothpaste safe, and can it actually whiten your teeth? Read on to learn the facts about charcoal toothpaste and your oral health. What Is Charcoal Toothpaste? Activated charcoal has […]

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Signs of Healthy Teeth & Gums

When you have a fever, it’s obvious. But your oral health isn’t always as easy to understand without the help of a dentist. Fortunately, there are some obvious signs of healthy teeth and gums that can help you know you’re taking good care of your mouth! Healthy Color of Gums Did you know that the […]

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