Dieting? 4 Tips To Keep Your Smile Healthy

| May 28, 2014

  DO YOU HAVE WEIGHT LOSS GOALS? GREAT! Just don’t forget to stay healthy—and that includes taking great care of your teeth while dieting!   Connections Between Oral Health & Whole Body Health   Our bodies are amazing. Sometimes we forget about the connections between each system. If you’re working to lose weight, be

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Should You Use An Electric Or Manual Toothbrush?

| April 30, 2014

  THE TOOTHBRUSH: One of the most basic, efficient tools of modern society! But as technology continues to progress, patients ask which is best—a manual toothbrush or an electric one?   First of all, it’s important to note that most people can get an effective cleaning using either option. However, we’ve listed

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Your Tooth Enamel Is Super Cool Stuff

| March 28, 2014

WHAT IS AS FRAGIILE AS GLASS and at the same time, the hardest substance in your body? Your tooth enamel! Each time you bite down it handles the equivalent of 160 pounds of pressure, all the time. Think about how often you bite down during your lifetime. It’s crazy!   Enamel is the

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Do You Recognize These 6 Common Misconceptions About Dental Health?

| February 17, 2014

DURING MEDIEVAL TIMES, people thought they could cure a toothache by driving a nail into an oak tree. Silly, right?       Today’s Misunderstandings Are Different   There are still some silly theories out there about teeth—ideas that have very little to do with the facts.   Have you ever fallen for

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How to Reduce Canker Sore Pain

| October 29, 2013

  THE EXACT CAUSE of canker sores is unknown. What we do know is that canker sores can be extremely irritating! By better understanding some of the possible causes—and some treatment options—we hope to reduce the annoyance canker sores may cause you. Common Causes of Canker Sores These non-contagious lesions that appear on

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Ages 65+: Your Healthy Smile Timeline

| October 24, 2013

    WELCOME TO THE FOURTH and final chapter in our “Healthy Smile Timeline” series. Let’s talk about a few special concerns that may pop up once your smile is a little more seasoned—as well as some cosmetic options you may want to consider. If YOU don’t fall into this particular age

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Your Strong, Healthy Smile Needs Exercise

| September 6, 2013

  NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS that much of the dental “wear and tear” we see today hardly existed prehistorically, and overly-processed diets may be partially to blame. While not all experts agree, some studies  conclude that our modern-day teeth are just not getting the workouts they need.   Some Wear Is Natural And Even

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