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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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Improve Your Confidence with These 9 Fresh Breath Tips

Bad breath can ruin your day. It lowers your self-confidence, can make you anxious at a work event or encourage you to go home early on your only night out. Fortunately, bad breath isn’t an accident – which means you can take steps to prevent it! Instead of temporarily masking bad odors with mouthwash and […]

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Is Xylitol Good for Teeth? What About Other Artificial Sweeteners?

We often hear news about a new way to improve our health that seems to disappear from the headlines as quickly as it arrived. But one major discovery has been sticking in the dental health headlines for a while now: xylitol and its oral health benefits. But how is xylitol good for teeth? Read on […]

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Do You Have Tongue Bacteria? Learn the Warning Signs and How to Clean Your Tongue!

Your mouth is full of bacteria. You brush your teeth to keep those surfaces as clean as possible. Flossing helps remove bacteria from the gaps in-between. But what about your tongue bacteria? There’s plenty there too! Removing tongue bacteria is critical, especially when you start showing signs of illness from them! Read on to learn […]

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The Benefits of Flossing: Why You Should Floss Every Time You Brush

When is the last time you brushed your teeth? How about the last time you flossed? If your answer wasn’t the same for both questions (and if it’s not “this morning”) then you’re probably not taking proper care of your teeth! You likely know that brushing is important, but if you don’t consider the benefits […]

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Caring for Baby Teeth to Help Your Child Avoid Cavities

Teething is a different experience for every child. Some experience it later than others, and some find it unbearable while others may adjust with little discomfort. But the most important thing is that you know how to take care of their teeth when they start to show. Caring for baby teeth is similar, but not […]

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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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