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added on: April 25, 2021

While you have likely been told time and time again that it is extremely important to brush your teeth regularly, discussions about the type of toothpaste you should be using may be less frequent. However, toothpastes contain different ingredients that can provide varied benefits to your mouth.Toothpastes that are especially designed for tartar control will… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Has it been several years since you’ve been to the dentist, and now that you are ready to go back, you aren’t sure what to expect?Don’t worry! Your dentist won’t judge you or make you feel guilty, and the goal will be to evaluate your teeth and your oral health. Your Dental Checkup The first… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Choosing a dental insurance plan can be a difficult decision, especially when insurance companies tend to use confusing terms and jargon that you might not be familiar with. However, there are a few simple things you should always look for when comparing dental insurance coverage options. Preventative Coverage When searching for a dental insurance plan,… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Dentists know that the last place you want to be is in their office, and there are steps that you can take to minimize the amount of time that you spend there.In fact, a few simple changes to your life can leave you with a healthier smile, fewer dental problems, and less time in the… Read More

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A dental abscess is a painful infection that is often found near the tooth root or along the gums near a tooth. If they develop, a tooth experiences significant decay down to the pulp, or a break could also be the cause.In other cases, if the infection originates in the gums, severe gum disease might… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Does your busy life lead you to snacking constantly throughout the day rather than sitting down for a full meal? While this might work for your lifestyle, it probably isn’t doing much for your oral health.Constant snacking or grazing means that your teeth will be under a sustained attack from the acids that form on… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Researchers from Texas A&M University’s Baylor College of Dentistry have recently explored the relationship of testosterone levels on gum disease, and they did this using an interesting method – they studied macaque teeth. They found that a lack of testosterone could lead to gum disease, and these results may also translate to human teeth. About… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Whether you are at a family barbecue or looking for a way to cool down, there will be a variety of popular snacks and refreshments that you will see more often as temperatures rise.Unfortunately, some of these snacks can be harmful to your teeth, so when picking your snacks this summer, try to minimize how… Read More

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Something many people do not realize is that their oral health is actually very important, in fact, it’s an important indication of your overall health.As you begin to come to a deeper understanding of your oral health, including the status of your gums, teeth and mouth, you begin to learn how this can affect one’s… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

A knocked out tooth is not necessarily the end of the tooth. There is a small window of time that the tooth can be placed back and restored. The key is reacting with the right steps and timely.By taking proper emergency action, we can save a tooth that has been knocked out of its socket,… Read More

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