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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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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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Common Bleeding Gum Causes & How You Can Prevent Them

It’s important to take daily care of your teeth and gums. Without the right habits for dental care, your mouth can experience a variety of pains and problems. One of the most common issues we see are patients with bleeding gums. Even the most common bleeding gum causes are reasons for concern – but they’re […]

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The Damaging Effects of Missing Teeth

Thousands of teeth are lost every year to gum disease and injury. While tooth loss during early childhood is normal, the loss of your permanent teeth can severely impact your oral health. Missing teeth can have a domino effect of health issues on your mouth – resulting in far more long-term damage than just around […]

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Plan for Your Baby’s First Dental Checkup

Few things are as important as the health of your baby. In addition to the numerous pediatrician visits that you’ve undoubtedly scheduled, it’s important not to forget that your baby’s oral development will impact their whole lives. As your child reaches six months, it’s time to start thinking about the baby’s first dental checkup.  When […]

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The Common Causes of Bad Breath & How to Prevent Halitosis

It’s embarrassing to find out you have bad breath. The thought of halitosis alone can give some people anxiety. For most, it’s just a temporary problem. However, a few causes of bad breath can be chronic. You can prevent bad breath by avoiding the common causes, as well as taking care of your dental hygiene. […]

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FAQs About Sports Guards for Athletes

Gum disease and tooth decay aren’t the only ways to cause damage to your natural smile. Accidents and injuries to the mouth are common – especially for athletes. The best way to prevent tooth loss and other damage to your mouth is with the use of a sports guard. With three major categories of sports […]

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What’s the Difference Between Major Brands of Mouthwash?

If you practice a daily dental care routine, you probably use an oral rinse or mouthwash. But which one do you use? With all the brands of mouthwash available, with all their different formulas, is one better than another? Keeping your gums and teeth healthy is important, so read on to learn more about a […]

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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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Prevention Tips & Safe Treatment for Pregnancy Gingivitis

Pregnancy is an exciting time in any soon-to-be mother’s life. You want to focus on planning for the new baby, not dealing with painful dental issues. However, pregnancy can significantly increase your risk for developing gum disease known as pregnancy gingivitis. Your dental health is important to you and your new child, so it’s important […]

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