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I Chipped My Tooth – What Should I Do Now?

It happens in a split second and it’s never planned, but chipping a tooth is more common than you might think. Even though your teeth are tough – the enamel on them is the hardest substance in your body – they are still vulnerable to chipping. Some chips can happen from an act as simple […]

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How Do I Take Care of My Dentures?

If you have complete or partial dentures, you know that they’re important for your quality of life. While they may not be exactly like natural teeth, proper care for your dentures is just as important as caring for your original teeth! In fact, if you take care of your dentures, they’ll look better and last […]

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Why Your Tooth Filling Fell Out & What to Do Next

If a tooth filling fell out of your mouth, you’ll often know it. The pain can often be excruciating on the newly exposed area of your teeth. But don’t worry – while a lost filling is something you’ll want to get quick treatment for, it’s not typically a sign of any major disasters in your […]

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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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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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Dental Emergency Tips to Reduce Pain & Avoid Long-term Damage

Scrapes and bruises are left to heal. When you break a bone, you know to head to the emergency room. But when a sudden injury or illness happens with your teeth or gums – what do you do? Don’t panic! Most dental emergencies aren’t life-threatening. Read on to learn dental emergency tips for handling the […]

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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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