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Debunking Myths and Sharing Facts About Fluoride

Worried about the fluoride in your toothpaste or in the water you drink? There are many myths surrounding fluoride. A lot of these myths come from misinformation on the Internet. Here are the three most popular fluoride use myths and the real facts behind them. Be sure to continue brushing your teeth twice a day…

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Should You Brush Once or Twice a Day?

We usually try to teach our kids to brush their teeth twice a day to avoid gum disease and tooth decay. However, as kids get older, they might get lazier about brushing their teeth and maybe end up only brushing once a day. Some adults are also guilty of this behavior and don’t stop to…

Do You Really Need to Floss Your Teeth?

It’s common when checking your teeth for your dentist to ask about your daily brushing and flossing habits. While most folks brush their teeth daily, many neglect to also floss their teeth just as frequently. Flossing your teeth is beneficial, just like brushing your teeth, and can further help sustain healthy teeth and gums. From…

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How to Avoid Tooth Decay in Children

Your child’s oral health is connected to their overall physical health, so parents are encouraged to be mindful of their child’s oral hygiene even when raising infants. Unfortunately, many parents have been known to neglect or be unaware of what to avoid to prevent tooth decay in their children. As we enter the New Year,…

Bad Breath? Here Are Some Tips To Help Get Rid Of It.

First impressions mean so much to so many people. It’s hard to overcome a bad first impression. Unfortunately, first impressions can be so much more difficult to overcome when you have bad breath. Bad breath, also referred to as halitosis, doesn’t have to ruin your life! Instead, strive to improve your dental hygiene and help…

Preventative Dental Care for Children

The baby teeth of children, even though they eventually lose them, are just as important as the permanent teeth that will eventually come in. Children may not keep their baby teeth forever, but they require as much care care as their future permanent teeth. Helping your child develop good oral hygiene habits while they are…

Warning: Dental Instruments Can Be Harmful

The Academy of General Dentistry reports that there has been an increase in patients seeking dental treatment as a result of misusing dental instruments. The increase attributed to oral hygiene manufacturers. In recent years these manufacturers have begun to market over-the-counter dental tools to consumers who are not properly trained in their use. The Academy’s…

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