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Why It’s Hard to Avoid Eating Sugar & How It Affects Your Teeth

It’s no myth that eating large amounts of sugar is unhealthy. Sugar offers no nutritional benefits, is high in calories and can be addictive. Most people take some steps to try and reduce the amount of sugar in their diet. But are you eating sugar more frequently than you think? Probably! Find out which foods […]

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Dry Mouth: The Risks & Treatments of Xerostomia

You’re probably familiar with many of the most common concerns for your oral health. But did you know that something as seemingly innocuous as dry mouth can lead to major dental problems? Due to the ranging experiences of those with dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, it’s not treated seriously even in cases where it […]

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The Mysterious Origins of the Tooth Fairy Legend

From Santa Claus to the Easter Bunny, there are a handful of stories and figures that spark imagination and wonder in our children. One such character is the enigmatic Toothy Fairy – the mythical creature that exchanges payment for teeth; of course, only if they’re placed safely underneath a pillow. However, the origin of the […]

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The Best Food for Healthy Gums & Teeth

You only have one set of adult teeth, so it’s important to take care of them.  But a flawless smile requires more than just regularly brushing and flossing – your diet plays a vital role too. While you may be familiar with what not to eat, do you know which foods have a positive effect […]

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When Do You Need Emergency Dental Services?

Accidents happen. When it’s a broken arm or a sprained ankle, we all know what to do. But when it comes to injuries that involve your teeth or mouth, it can be hard to know if you need emergency dental services or not. Being prepared for a dental emergency can make a big difference in […]

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Going on a Trip this Spring? Make Sure to Pack Your Travel Dental Kit Essentials!

Spring is here and that means you might be thinking about fun in the sun, road trips and relaxation. But bacteria don’t take a vacation and neither should your oral care routine. Keep your beautiful smile and white teeth on the go by packing the essentials in a travel dental kit. A well-prepared travel dental […]

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Dental Anesthetics & Your Options

The last thing you should worry about is your comfort at the dentist. Pain causes anxiety and not only makes the experience unpleasant but also makes the dentist’s job harder too. That’s where dental anesthetics come in. Dentists use a variety of anesthetics and numbing agents to help reduce the sensitivity to pain during a […]

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Can Children Have Sleep Apnea ?

The term “sleep like a baby” is supposed to refer to a restful, restorative slumber. But like adults, not all babies and children can count on a regular, good night’s sleep. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that interrupts a person’s breathing while they sleep. And while it’s most common in adults, sleep apnea affects […]

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Which Dental Floss Brands Are Best?

With the holidays upon us, you’re probably indulging in a few more delicious treats than usual. Did you know that as November fades into December, there’s one holiday that gets overlooked? That’s National Flossing Day! So, while you’re standing in the check-out line with your cart full of holiday gifts, remember the importance of daily […]

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Get Rid of that Pain in the Jaw with TMD/TMJ Treatment

Temporomandibular Disorder, or TMD (formerly known as TMJ) – it’s is a mouthful to say, but it can be a mouthful of pain for those who suffer from it. The symptoms of TMD vary widely, as well as the causes. Luckily, there are many treatment options available, so the pain in your jaw can stop […]

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