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Six Common Myths About Dental Care

Thanks to the internet, news travels fast as the speed of light nowadays. However, rumors, urban legends, and myths spread quickly, too. That includes false beliefs about dental care. So we thought we’d take a few moments to clear up … Continue reading

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The Importance of Fluoride

People often talk about fluoride being important for the dental health of young children. That’s because fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making teeth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque. It does this by remineralizing the tooth’s top layer, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Wearing Mouth Guards

Mouth guards should be worn by everyone, both children and adults who play contact sports like football, boxing and soccer just to name a few. Even those enjoying non-contact sports and recreational activities like mountain biking could benefit from wearing … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Mouthwash

You brush twice a day, floss once a day, and see your dentist twice a year. Do you still need to use mouthwash? The answer: It depends. Here are a few ways mouthwash can be helpful: Helps fight cavities. A mouthwash … Continue reading

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Bad Breath – Halitosis

What is Halitosis? Halitosis, by definition, is bad or sour smelling breath. It’s common, but usually preventable with proper dental care, by avoiding certain foods, and by maintaining your overall health. There are two types of bad breath: temporary and … Continue reading

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A Proper Diet Is Important for Oral Health

Proper oral hygiene is very important for taking good care of your teeth. Along with brushing, flossing, and semi-annual trips to your dentist, choosing the right diet choices is very important. In fact, eating healthy foods can help protect your … Continue reading

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Tips for Healthy Teeth & Gums

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums gives you a beautiful smile and goes a long way for maintaining total body health. Here are a few tips to help you maintain healthy teeth and gums for years to come. Tips: Brush your … Continue reading

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Dental Care for Your Baby

There is a lot to learn when caring for a baby. Did you know that dental care is important for your baby, even before his or her teeth come in? Your child should start seeing the dentist when the first … Continue reading

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Choosing a Dental Crown

Choosing a Dental Crown A crown is a dental restoration that covers your entire tooth. It used to be that any crown had to have some metal in it for strength. Dental crowns are one of Dentistry’s most versatile types … Continue reading

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