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Canker Sores – What To Do?

Canker Sores – What To Do?

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So, you’ve noticed a sore on your lip, your tongue, or on the inside of your lips or cheek. It looks like a shallow depression, white or yellow in the middle with red edges. And, it hurts! It may even … Continue reading

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My Tooth Has Been Repaired/Replaced – Now What? Aftercare Tips

My Tooth Has Been Repaired/Replaced – Now What? Aftercare Tips

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So – you’ve had a restorative procedure to repair damage to one or more teeth. Depending on your individual situation, that my involve a crown, bridge, a combination of those two, or dental implant surgery. Now, you can just go … Continue reading

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Brushing, Flossing, and the Blood Pressure Link

Brushing, Flossing, and the Blood Pressure Link

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A recent study has given dentists yet another reason to underscore the importance of brushing and flossing as part of your regular oral hygiene regimen – the link to maintaining healthy blood pressure. The study, published in the December 2018 … Continue reading

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8 Travel Tips For Dental & Oral Health

8 Travel Tips For Dental & Oral Health

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Summer time is vacation time for many people, especially families, and with the combination of warm weather and carefree holidays, it can be tempting to let your usual healthy lifestyle slide…just a little. You may be able to get away … Continue reading

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The Truth About Fruit Acids And Protecting Your Tooth Enamel

The Truth About Fruit Acids And Protecting Your Tooth Enamel

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Fruits are an important part of a healthy diet. Study after study shows that consumption of fruit is associated with good health, and avoiding many common diseases and conditions. Fruits rich in Vitamin C, in particular, contribute to gum and … Continue reading

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Dental Cavities – What Now?

Dental Cavities – What Now?

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When you have a cavity in a tooth as a result of tooth decay, your dentist can help you restore your smile. Cavities may also simply be called tooth decay, or caries, and it’s an extremely common health issue worldwide. … Continue reading

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Baby’s New Teeth – Answers For New Parents

Baby’s New Teeth – Answers For New Parents

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Did you know that your baby was born with 20 teeth waiting to erupt below their gum line? Baby teeth usually start to come through between the ages of six months and one year old. By age three, most kids … Continue reading

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Seniors And Dental Health

Seniors And Dental Health

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Because of modern dentistry, most of us can expect to keep our own teeth well past middle-age into our senior years. However, as we age, maintaining oral and dental health can be a challenge, especially if you have a combination … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth? Don’t Ignore It

Dry Mouth? Don’t Ignore It

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Is your mouth constantly dry? Don’t ignore it. If adjusting your hydration doesn’t solve the problem, it can be a sign of other health issues. A dry mouth is out of balance, and it can lead to even more problems … Continue reading

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What’s the best way to brush your teeth?

What’s the best way to brush your teeth?

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Brushing your teeth is essential to good oral health. It helps to protect both your gums and teeth by removing plaque and bacteria. But, if done incorrectly, it may not be working for you the way it should. Our collective … Continue reading

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