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The Connection Between Oral Health and General Health

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Brushing and flossing do more than keep your teeth clean; they also contribute to your overall health. The mouth is the gateway to the body and is home to many forms of bacteria. While not all types of bacteria are harmful, when too much of…
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Should I Use Mouthwash?

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You know brushing and flossing daily is essential to maintaining clean teeth. But what about mouthwash? Should this extra step be part of your daily routine? Read on to learn more about why you might consider mouthwash, the types available,…
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Seven Tips for Dealing with Sensitive Teeth

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Do you find yourself wincing with tooth pain when you sip hot coffee or take a bite of an ice cream cone? Or do you find brushing your teeth to be uncomfortable? These are classic signs of sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity usually occurs when…
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What to Do in the Event of a Dental Emergency

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Do you know what to do if you wake up in the middle of the night with an unrelenting toothache or your child bursts through the front door with a chipped tooth? Sudden tooth pain or injury can be painful and stressful, so it’s important to…
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Five Tips for Buying a Toothbrush

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Did you know that if you follow dental guidelines to brush for two minutes twice a day, you’ll spend 1,460 minutes brushing your teeth each year? That’s quite a long time, so you want to make sure that the toothbrush you use is comfortable…
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Four Effective Solutions for Sensitive Teeth

Have you ever taken a bite of an ice cream cone or sipped your morning coffee only to have your teeth ache with pain? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans—one in eight people to be precise—suffer from tooth sensitivity. Tooth…
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Healthy Summer Snacks for Your Teeth

On a hot summer day, nothing hits the spot like a cool, refreshing treat. Unfortunately, many of the go-to summer treats—like ice cream, popsicles, and iced coffee—are full of sugar. Too much sugar can be harmful to your teeth. Why? It all…
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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

??Oral cancer is any type of cancer that forms in the mouth, including the lips, gums, tongue, cheeks, and roof or floor of the mouth. According to the American Cancer Society, around 55,000 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed each year and 11,000…
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The Benefits of In-Office Teeth Whitening

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A bright, white smile can go a long way to improve your confidence and make you feel good about yourself. While regular brushing and cleanings at the dentist office can help keep your teeth healthy, sometimes an extra boost is needed to let…
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How to Correctly Brush Your Teeth

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?Remember back to the early days of the pandemic when we all had to relearn the correct way to wash our hands? Many people admitted to not ever knowing the how to clean their hands the right way. So, while you probably think you know the correct…
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Six New Year’s Resolutions for Your Teeth

Every New Year’s people make resolutions to improve themselves and their lives. Let your teeth get in on the action this year and resolve to take better care of them! Want an easy place to start? Choose one (or more) of these resolutions for…
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Holiday Foods That are Harmful for Your Teeth

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?The holiday season is filled with sweets and treats that only come around once a year. It may be tempting to overindulge, but keep in mind that certain foods and drinks are extra bad for your teeth (not to mention your waistline). Below is…