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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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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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FAQs About Sealants for Teeth

The best way to prevent cavities is to brush and floss daily. But your mouth has surfaces that even floss can’t easily reach. These grooves are all over and often lead to decay that goes unnoticed until your next visit to the dentist. So how can you keep those grooves protected if even good dental […]

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The 4 Best Dental Apps for Developing Healthy Brushing Habits

It’s not always easy to keep your teeth clean. Food particles, bacteria and plaque are hard to spot, particularly in the deeper corners of the mouth. That’s why it’s critical for parents to teach their children healthy brushing habits. One clever way to get your child focused on proper brushing is using fun and engaging […]

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The Dental Dangers of Getting Your Tongue Pierced

While they’re not too common, tongue piercings have become more popular in recent years, especially for teenagers and young adults. Like any piercing, getting your tongue pierced involves a responsibility to properly care for it to avoid the inherent risks. However, the sensitivity of your gums and teeth, along with the constant existence of bacteria […]

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