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Dental Gift Ideas for the Holidays

While you’re getting those last-minute gifts and stocking stuffers together, don’t forget how important your family’s oral health is. Slip a dental treat into their stocking or wrap it up nicely with a bow to encourage them to keep their … Continue reading

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Dental Sealants: What Are They and Who Needs Them?

At one point or another in everyone’s lives, they’ve been told by their dentist or hygienist that regular teeth brushing and daily flossing is the best way to help prevent cavities. While we all have this stuck in our heads, … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Many people suffering from diabetes realize that periodontal disease is a lesser-known complication. This is especially true when diabetes is not properly treated and under control. The Facts About Periodontal Disease You may hear it called periodontitis or gum disease. … Continue reading

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Healthier Alternatives for Trick-or-Treating Time

It’s hard to not be tempted this time of the year, when the grocery aisles are lined with the most decadent looking sweets. That mix of nostalgia and dopamine hits a little hard. But, as we know, these sweets come … Continue reading

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How to Tame Those Sugar Cravings

We all love a little sugar now and then, especially this time of the year! But it’s important to know the cost we pay for eating sugary foods and drinks. First off, the sugar we eat is purely a simple … Continue reading

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How to Choose Between Porcelain Veneers and Braces

If you are looking for straighter teeth, you have a few options. You can opt for either braces or porcelain veneers, two different products which offer distinct pros and cons for your mouth. Both of these choices will straighten your … Continue reading

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What Alcohol Does to Your Oral Health

Many partake in the occasional cocktail on special occasions. But for those who drink alcohol on a more regular basis, they can suffer from several short-term and long-term health problems. While most people know the damage that alcohol can wreak … Continue reading

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How Do Energy Drinks Affect Our Oral Health?

For some of us, coffee and tea aren’t what we choose to start our days with. Some don’t enjoy the taste of a morning cup of joe and for others, having to wait a few minutes to steep their tea … Continue reading

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What to Know About Inlay Restorations Versus Traditional Fillings

If your dentist or dental hygienist finds tooth decay or other damage in your mouth that requires restoration, you may wonder what kind of covering will go over your tooth once the damage is repaired. A dental inlay is an … Continue reading

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Caring For Your Oral Health During Busy School Mornings

Preventing cavities is as simple as removing the plaque using fluoride toothpaste. We all know that we should make sure our kids brush their teeth twice a day, but when exactly does this fit best in their morning routine? Is … Continue reading

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