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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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Is Gum Good for Your Teeth & Overall Oral Health?

You brush and floss every day, but somehow you still get the occasional cavity. What more can you do? Looking online or asking friends, you may come across several home remedies and solutions. One common suggestion is to start chewing gum! But is gum good for your teeth, or is it just another myth? Read […]

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The Dangers of Getting an Online Dental Pain Diagnosis

We use the internet for everything. Shopping, planning trips and more! But one thing you should be wary of is using the internet for diagnosing your medical worries. We often hear our patients mention that they looked to online resources for a dental pain diagnosis – and it’s concerning! While some of the information online […]

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Do You Have Cavity-Prone Teeth?

Dental caries, more commonly known as cavities, are areas of the teeth that have been damaged due to bacteria. For most, cavities lead to sensitivity and pain, which requires a filling by a dentist to correct it. Certain lifestyle choices and behaviors lead to more cavity-prone teeth. The upside is that, when you know what […]

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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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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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The Worst Foods That Damage Teeth

Beware the sweet tooth! Many of the treats you crave are the very thing that may cause that sweet tooth to be a problem tooth…or worse, one that is beyond repair! Temptations wouldn’t be called temptations if they were easy to avoid! Interestingly enough, many times troublesome treats that can harm your teeth are not […]

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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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