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How Dental Scaling & Root Planing Cleans Your Teeth & Improves Oral Health

When you visit the dentist for a hygiene visit, you might have been surprised by how many different techniques the hygienist used to clean and examine your teeth. In many cases, they may have used a special tool that looks like a hook on each end. These plaque scrapers are used for dental scaling to […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush Head?

Your toothbrush is your ally in the fight against bacteria in your mouth. But toothbrushes aren’t meant to last forever. How long can expect your toothbrush head to last? Fortunately, the answer is made pretty easy as long as you know what to look for! When considering how often you should change your toothbrush head […]

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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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Tips for Healthy Teeth for Your New Year’s Resolution

The new year is a popular time to evaluate your past 365 days and look towards improving yourself. While many may choose to cut sugars out of their diet, or try to start that new hobby they’ve always said they would, focusing on healthy teeth could be the perfect New Year’s Resolution for you! After […]

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Why are My Teeth Sensitive to Food & Drink?

  Do you wince in pain when you enjoy a bite of ice cream or a sip of your morning coffee? The feeling of discomfort from eating or drinking our favorite foods can be irksome – or downright upsetting. Many people ask us “why are my teeth sensitive” and the reality is that it could […]

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The Oral Health Benefits of Fluoride for Teeth

Do you have frequent issues with cavities? If so, your dentist may have recommended a fluoride rinse or to switch to toothpaste with fluoride in it. Dentists often promote fluoride for teeth and general oral health as it offers major benefits in the never-ending fight against bacteria. Read on to learn more about fluoride and […]

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Do Artificial Sweeteners Cause Tooth Decay Like Sugar Does?

It’s a well-known fact that sugar promotes tooth decay. But when it comes to oral health, can you have your cake and eat it too? In the quest for healthy teeth, sugar substitutes have been touted as the answer. But do artificial sweeteners cause tooth decay? What Makes Sugar Cause Tooth Decay? Let’s look at […]

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Does Oil Pulling Work to Keep Your Teeth Clean?

Dental health is an important part of daily life – and has been for centuries. Over the years, people have looked towards many techniques to help remove bacteria from their mouth to keep their teeth healthy for decades. One particular method, developed in ancient India, is knowing as oil pulling. But does oil pulling work […]

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How to Reduce Sugar Intake to Improve Your Oral Health

Everyone wants a healthy set of teeth. From a beautiful smile to pain-free eating, avoiding cavities is something everyone can agree is a great health goal. But the standard Western diet doesn’t do much for preventing cavities – and it often hinges on the excessive amount of sugar in our everyday foods or drinks. If […]

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Tips for Protecting Tooth Enamel – Your Most Important Ally Against Cavities

Do you know why your teeth are so resilient? It’s largely thanks to the layer of tooth enamel that covers the surface! While it has a reputation for being tough, tooth enamel is something you need to take care of to ensure it lasts throughout your lifetime! Protecting tooth enamel isn’t challenging, but it does […]

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