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Important Fluoride Questions and Answers

It’s hard to discuss daily dental hygiene without mentioning the importance of fluoride. Still, there is a lot of information and some misinformation out there about this mineral – how it works, what it does, whether it’s safe – so here are some important facts about fluoride and your dental health. What Is Fluoride? Fluoride…

Teaching Oral Hygiene to Children with 5 Quick Tips

Cavities, also known as tooth decay, affect at least 20 percent of children in the United States aging from 5 to 11 and nearly 15 percent of adolescents aged 12- to 19-years-old. Thankfully, however, there are preventative measures you can take as a parent to avoid cavities and provide your child with the best oral…

Are Dental Health and Heart Health Related?

Dental care is an important part of every day life.  And when we talk about dental care, we usually talk about the effect it has on our outward appearance, and especially the human smile. The smile is a very important part of human interaction, but did you know that your dental health can also have…

Toothbrushes 101

Brushing your teeth is pretty simple right? You’ve been doing it every day for years now—you’ve probably got the basics down. But are you using the right tools? As technology has improved, inventive people have come up with newer and better designs for toothbrushes. You have more options now than ever before. How do you…

Taking Care of Your Sensitive Teeth

Everyone has experienced toothaches at some point, but when they are brief and intermittent, you may want to exercise all your options before going to the professionals. Here are a few reasons why your teeth may be sensitive, and a few ways you can try to fix it on your own before making an appointment…

Keeping Your Kids Cavity Free

A cavity free child and good dental routine go hand in hand. But there are certain things that can increase your child’s risk of getting cavities. Here are a few tips to help make sure your child leaves the dentist cavity free. Drink Water I used to love sneaking in some chocolate milk before bed…

Taking Care of Your Braces

Braces can sometimes be no fun, but getting straight teeth can make them totally worth it. If your teeth aren’t cared for properly while in braces then your teeth could experience problems now, and down the road. But with just a little extra effort, you can have clean and beautiful teeth even with braces. Use…

Dental Myths: The Truth behind the Myth

If you’re not a dentist, you’ve probably asked yourself a few questions about your teeth in vain, and ended up just making an inaccurate assumption to quell your fears. Here are a few of the most common mouth myths spread by the uninformed. Dentist Visits Americans wish dental care were as easy as “have two…

The Importance of Regular Check-ups

Another six months have gone by and you know what that means: another check-up at the dentist. Have you ever wondered why it is recommended to go back every six months? Here are a few reasons that will keep you from ever missing an appointment again. A Lot Can Happen in 180 Days   Not…

How to keep your child’s teeth healthy

Our children are not born knowing how to brush their teeth. In fact, they don’t even know what teeth are when they’re born and what a shocker it is to them when they just start falling out and new ones start coming in. It’s important to educate your children about the importance of dental care…

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