Choosing Mouth-Friendly Candy for Halloween

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With Halloween fast approaching many of us are already thinking about candy! If you’ve been brushing twice a day and flossing once a day – you shouldn’t have to worry about the occasional splurge. Nevertheless, minimize possible harm from…

Soothing Sensitive Teeth

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Are you one of the forty million adults who suffer the symptoms of sensitive teeth? Don’t be shy about it! It’s a common dental issue that creates mild to harsh flashes of pain. Cold, hot, sweet and acidic foods are all triggers for discomfort,…

5 Ways To Transform Your Oral Health For The New Year

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The new year is here, and if you have resolutions to transform your health this year, it’s time to include your teeth and gums. Did you know that your oral health also contributes to your overall health, and is often reflective of it? Having…

Gifts Your Teeth Will Thank

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Is tough to stuff a stocking with toothbrushes and toothpaste…your family might think you are trying to tell them something. However, dental products are often something we forget to replace as frequently as we need to, or something we don’t…

Updating Your Dental Routine for Fall

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This month, summer is officially over. While the first month back to school can often be a bummer for your kids, the sad feelings quickly pass as Halloween and the holiday season approach. What is more exciting than extra sweets and days off…

Forming Good Habits

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They say it takes nearly a month of completing a task to form a habit. Want to wake up at 6 am every day? Want to start running four times a week? Want to read for twenty minutes every day? Stay dedicated and do it every day for a month and…

Understanding Gingivitis

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Gingivitis sounds scary, but it is actually one of the most common dental conditions among children and adults! Unless you’re actively looking for signs of gingivitis, most of the time gum disease will go unnoticed until seen by a dental professional,…

The Relationship Between Dental Phobia and Tooth Decay

Fear of the dentist, technically known as odontophobia or dentophobia, is one of the most common fears of people of all ages. Just the thought of walking in the door of the dental office is enough to make some quake in their boots. Whether they've…

What’s Not Working With Your Kids’ Dental Hygiene Routine?

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Establishing a dental care routine for young children can be a real challenge. As a parent you have a hundred things going on (today alone) and sometimes you're lucky to get the kids out the door with all their shoes on, much less with their…

To Floss or Not to Floss?

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If you've been on social media at all in the last week, you've probably seen a new report that suggests that flossing may not be medically necessary. According to the report published by the Associated Press, flossing, a dental hygiene mainstay…