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    Bad Habits And How They Damage Teeth

    We all have habits; some of them are good, some of them might be harmful. Sometimes we exhibit these habits when we’re nervous, or when we’re happy. It might be surprising to learn that some “nervous ticks” or routines have a negative impact on our oral health. Certain habits can immediately…Read More

  2. Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

    As the year’s second most popular holiday quickly approaches, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, is urging parents and caregivers to be aware of the treats their children consume on October 31st and throughout the Halloween season…Read More

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    Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth

    We’ve heard of foods that enhance brain development. And we know which foods lead to strong bones. But are there specific foods that promote a healthy mouth and ensure good dental care? You bet your pearly whites! And thankfully, the foods that assist with oral hygiene are also excellent foods to …Read More

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    All About Gingivitis

    If you’re wondering if you have gingivitis or what it can do to your oral health, then our dental care blog can help educate you on what it is and the treatment for it. What Is It? People with gingivitis have inflamed gum tissue around their teeth, caused by bacteria found in dental plaque. Normal…Read More

  5. First Tooth = First Dental Visit

    The Canadian Dental Association recommends the assessment of infants, by a dentist, within six months of the eruption of the first tooth or by one year of age. The goal is to have your child visit a pediatric dentist before there is a problem with his or her teeth. In most cases, a dental exam every…Read More

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    What Do I Need to Know About Dry Mouth?

    Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while — if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems. To help you have good oral hygiene, our dental care blog has provided some information about …Read More

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    High Sugar Diets

    In our society, it’s very common to have a high sugar diet. From sweets brought in to work or to schools to bakeries in the grocery store, it’s impossible not to find sugar somewhere. Additionally, it is also in foods that you wouldn't necessarily expect to have any sugar in such as beans or cor…Read More

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    Ten Facts From Your Dentist

    Fun facts about dental care from a dentist will allow you to further your knowledge on taking care of your oral health. Continue to read on to learn about fun facts from a dentist. 1. Brushing Twice a Day Helps to Keep the Cavities Away When you brush your teeth properly, at least twice a day, you a…Read More

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    All About Dental Abscesses

    What Is It? An abscess is a limited area of pus formed as a result of a bacterial infection. This can occur in the mouth when you don't practice the proper dental care. The body's immune system reacts to the infection and sends white blood cells to the area to try to get rid of the bacteria. Pus is…Read More

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    How to Treat Spaces Between Teeth

    You brush your teeth every day, even twice a day, but you’re still being told by your dentist that you are missing areas and need to brush more thoroughly. You aren’t sure how you could possibly be missing areas; after all, you’ve been checking over your pearly whites after you brush them to m…Read More