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Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally at Home?

As with many other topics in life, discussions can get rather confusing without shared and agreed-upon definitions. Unfortunately, that seems to be the case in the conversation about whether or not you can heal a…
Fluoride Good or Bad for Teeth

Is Fluoride Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

Fluoride plays a major role in oral health. Not only is it in practically every toothpaste, but dentists often treat patients’ teeth with fluoride during cleanings. Too much fluoride, however, can start to be a…
Tips for Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Have Braces

Tips for Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Have Braces

Do you have braces? Congratulations – you’re one step closer to your dream smile! On your journey, it’s important to pay extra attention to your oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing are trickier and food particles…
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How to Teach Children to Brush Their Teeth

Learning to brush your teeth is a vital step of child development. When a child knows how to brush their teeth, they can feel more independent and confident in their abilities and start their lifelong…
Signs That Your Child Needs Braces

Signs That Your Child Needs Braces

Getting braces is a common rite of passage for children in the United States. Millions of people at any given time in the US have braces on their teeth. Braces can be expensive, though, so…
How to Take Care of Your Teeth While Traveling

How to Take Care of Your Teeth While Traveling

Traveling may disrupt your usual routine, but that doesn’t mean you should let your oral hygiene slide. Oral health is just as important away from home. Here are some things you should do to take…
6 Reasons Why You Need to Floss Every Day

6 Reasons Why You Need to Floss Every Day

Dentists typically recommend that you floss your teeth every day. However, many people, even adults, forget to floss or don’t make it a part of their daily routine. Flossing is important for your oral health,…
re Sugar Taxes Effective at Improving Oral Health?

Are Sugar Taxes Effective at Improving Oral Health?

Sugar in large quantities can be bad for the teeth, causing cavities and gum disease. Sugar also has a negative impact on health, causing weight gain, high blood pressure, fatty liver disease, inflammation, and diabetes,…
What to Expect When Doing Invisalign

What to Expect When Getting Invisalign

Many people prefer Invisalign over traditional braces because they’re removable and, as the name suggests, relatively invisible so that they don’t have a major impact on your appearance. However, before you take the leap and…
The Pros and Cons of Invisalign

The Pros and Cons of Invisalign

Invisalign is a popular brand of clear orthodontic tooth aligner. While Invisalign’s purpose is the same as braces - to straighten your teeth - it’s meant to be a lot more inconspicuous. It’s for this…
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Study Shows Xylitol Reduces Preterm Births

Studies have found that chewing xylitol while pregnant can help to reduce the likelihood of a preterm birth. This is because premature births have been linked with periodontal disease in mothers. Chewing xylitol can help…
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Is Invisalign Better Than Braces?

Talk to your dentist to determine which is best for you. If your teeth need to be straightened, there are two popular options most people choose between: Invisalign and braces. But which is better? The…
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How to Fix Your Teeth After Not Wearing a Retainer

Millions of Americans get braces every year. Getting braces is almost a rite of passage for many. This means that millions of Americans also know the pain of having to keep track of a retainer…
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Vaping and Periodontal Disease: What You Need to Know

It’s common knowledge that smoking or chewing tobacco is bad for your health, including your oral health. Many have turned to vaping as a healthier substitute for smoking. However, while vaping may be better than…
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What to Do About a Broken Tooth

There are many different things that can cause you to break a tooth. Sports injuries, for example, particularly in sports that involve projectiles like a hockey puck or a ball. You can also break a…
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Poor Oral Health Can Affect Cardiovascular Health

Oral health is important and not just for keeping your teeth healthy. Oral health is also connected to your overall health and the health of other systems within the body. Poor health elsewhere in the…