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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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Clean Teeth for a Healthy Life: The Importance of Dental Hygiene

A healthy mouth doesn’t happen on its own. You need to take direct care of your teeth and gums to keep them cavity-free and reduce your chances of gum disease. There are a lot of reasons you should appreciate the importance of dental hygiene – especially because it plays a bigger role than you may think!  Read on to discover the key […]

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Improving Dental Care for Kids Starts with Early Education!

As a parent, you want the best for your child. One of the most important parts of a long and healthy life is great dental care. Maintaining strong teeth well into adulthood means taking care of them every day! But dental care for kids can be challenge – especially if they find it uncomfortable or […]

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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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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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