Words of Wisdom for the Young: Take Care of Your Teeth!

When you are young, it’s so easy to take for granted a healthy set of teeth. It’s hard to imagine that implants and dentures might be in your not-so-distant future if you do not take oral hygiene seriously. Did you know that one of the major regrets of most older people is neglecting dental care? […]

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Is it safe to get dental treatments while traveling?

It can be tempting to try to get dental work done while traveling outside the United States, but most dental professionals don’t recommend it, unless it’s an emergency situation. If you are considering getting dental work abroad for cost-related reasons, you should absolutely reconsider. From low practicing standards to questionable qualifications, there are many reasons […]

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How to Help Your Kids Brush Their Teeth

It’s completely normal for a toddler or even an older child to be apprehensive about brushing their teeth. They can view it as aggressive and a bit scary, especially in their younger years when the adult is the one holding the toothbrush (which should be the case until about the age of 7), and they […]

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How Smoking Affects Oral Health

Using tobacco in any form is catastrophic for your overall health, and your mouth is not excluded. As hard of a habit as it is to break, quitting smoking is absolutely the most beneficial thing you could do for your oral health. Listed as the main cause of preventable death in the U.S. by the […]

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The Worst Foods For Your Enamel

What is tooth enamel and how does it erode? It’s not uncommon to hear about certain foods and drinks being bad for your teeth, but what exactly is this coating that needs to be protected so carefully? Enamel is the highly mineralized outermost tissue that covers the tooth’s crown. It’s color can vary in degrees […]

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Major Dental Concerns for Adults Over 60

As we age, there are new factors that must be taken into consideration when caring for our oral health. The reasons for why cavities can increase as we get older or why gum disease becomes more prevalent may surprise you! Fortunately, the steps for prevention are very simple and easy to follow. Let’s discuss some […]

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The Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum for Dental Health

Chewing gum after meals not only gives you fresh breath, it also has many oral health benefits. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), chewing sugar-free gum carrying can prevent your teeth from experiencing various dental problems. That may sound odd, but it’s true! Here’s how chewing sugar-free gum can help! Increases Production of Saliva […]

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Should I replace my toothbrush after being sick?

Should you replace your toothbrush after you recover from sickness? Is it really necessary? Some people say that you should, others say that it doesn’t make a difference. Well, it turns out there are several ways to think about it. First, you probably won’t get sick again from your toothbrush… If you just had the […]

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Is it good to use mouthwash regularly or not?

Patients frequently ask their dentists about the benefits of using a mouthwash regularly. However, there is no single, concrete answer to this question. Many dentists believe that a mouthwash is a good addition to your oral hygiene routine, and prevents teeth cavities and dental infections. On the other hand, other dentists are of the view […]

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Some of my front teeth are jagged. What options do I have?

If you’ve noticed that some of your front teeth are not perfectly smooth, you’re not alone! It’s practically unavoidable that the working edge of your teeth (especially your front teeth) will dull over time, and often times tiny imperfections will start to become visible. And while grinding your teeth can speed up this process, even […]

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