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Four effective ways of treating and preventing Gingivitis

When it comes to our health and general well-being, it seems as if many of us aren’t quite as fit and as healthy as we should be, with many of us neglecting certain aspects of our everyday health and hygiene. … Continue reading

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Acid Reflux Issues Your Teeth May Manifest

Acid Reflux Effects on Your Teeth Your teeth are important, and they should be taken care of on a daily basis. Amidst brushing, flossing, and going to the dentist on a regular basis, you also need to stay aware of … Continue reading

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A Brand New Permanent Smile

Get a Brand New Permanent Smile Millions of people today avoiding going to the dentist because they fear they will need dentures. In the past, if you wanted to get a healthy smile, and you didn’t have the best oral … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks for Good Halloween Dental Care

With Halloween fast approaching, it’s time for Long Beach parents to brush up on oral hygiene! Many parents grow anxious and worry about this holiday candy bonanza, but many experts agree that this is the perfect time to reinforce good … Continue reading

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What is Restorative Dentistry?

Our teeth become more vulnerable and susceptible to breakage and deterioration throughout our lives. When you are facing these types of challenges with your teeth, dentists use supportive structures and replacement teeth to help you maintain the health of your … Continue reading

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Additional Information on Invisalign

As you age, and as your permanent teeth grow in, your adult teeth may not always grow in properly aligned. Having teeth that aren’t straight is a dental concern and a patient concern, as it can affect the aesthetics of … Continue reading

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3 Tips In Case of a Dental Emergency

As is the case with most emergencies, there isn’t a convenient time for a dental emergency to arise. They can happen at the worst possible times, but if you have a plan in place (including access to a dentist who … Continue reading

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3 Unconventional Uses for Toothpaste

While we all know that using toothpaste several times daily is a must for good oral hygiene, there are also quite a few not so common things that toothpaste can be used for. Here are three: 1)      Relief of Pain … Continue reading

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The Secret to Great Teeth

  The secret to keeping your teeth for life is no secret at all. The same methods you use to keep your teeth healthy at age 6 and 36 will be what allow you to keep your natural teeth when … Continue reading

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New Anti-Tobacco Campaign for Teens

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on Feb. 11, 2014 launched the youth prevention campaign “The Real Cost.”   The campaign targets at-risk youth 12-17 years of age who are open to smoking or who already are experimenting with … Continue reading

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