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DIM- Protect Your Teeth from Halloween

How-to Protect Your Teeth from Halloween

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The holidays are coming, can you protect your teeth from Halloween?

Pretty much everyone likes to feel a little scared at Halloween. We go out of our way to suspend reality and indulge in the feeling of make-believe, but for our teeth, things often get a little out of hand! If Halloween was a scary movie starring your teeth, you’d be on the edge of your seat screaming things like, “Not in there!” and “Don’t eat that!” at the screen, but as it is, your teeth are in danger, and this is just the beginning. Read More

Take Home Fluoride Treatment

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A mineral that saves your teeth.

Fluoride is a mineral that is used to strengthen tooth enamel and prevent tooth decay. It is added to water, food, and toothpaste to help keep teeth strong and healthy. Those who don’t get enough fluoride to their teeth will need a fluoride treatment given to them at their dental office. Read More

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The Best and Worst Christmas Foods

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It’s all fun and yummy until someone gets a cavity from the worst Christmas Foods…

With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday season is in full swing and that means sugary treats by the dozens. So what does this mean for your teeth? More cavities, perhaps? Or maybe tooth decay? To make sure you don’t run into these problems, here is a list of the best and worst Christmas foods for your teeth. Read More

5 Ways to Recover Faster After Dental Implants

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Recently got dental implants? Here’s how to have a fast recovery.

Whether it’s a single tooth or a couple, dental implants can help create a beautiful smile when teeth are missing or rotting. As with any procedure, however, it will take some time to recover and your typical day to day routine may need to be held on pause for a while. Although, there are some things you can do to speed up the recovery process.

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Periodontal Disease: How to Prevent and Treat it

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Adding these simple habits to your daily routine can help prevent this awful inflammatory disease.

If left untreated, periodontal disease can cause the gums and support bone structure to deteriorate. It can then lead to gum recession or even tooth loss. Studies have also shown that periodontal disease is linked to life-threatening diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Thankfully, however, there are ways to prevent such a terrible disease. Read More

Teeth Whitening Kits

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Brighten your smile in the comforts of your own home.

Teeth whitening helps brighten smiles and remove any stains or discoloration on the teeth. It is recommended to those with fluorosis (discoloration due to excessive fluoride use), worn down teeth, stained teeth due to medications, or discolored teeth. There are several ways teeth whitening can be done, but one method can be done in the walls of your own home. Read More

Save the Floss!

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Floss has been put on the endangered list. Help us save it!

Save-the-FlossThere’s one question that makes most people shrink when they’re at the dentist and that is, “Do you floss?” Flossing seems to be the most unpopular thing when it comes to caring for your teeth. It can be tedious, frustrating and at times, quite painful. However, flossing is the most important part of proper oral hygiene and should be done on a daily. Read More

Keeping Teeth Clean and Breath Fresh at Work

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How hard is it to keep teeth clean and breath fresh at work?

Materials around the office may just save you from embarrassment of stinky breath and unhealthy looking teeth

breath fresh at workKeeping your teeth clean and breath fresh is a breeze when you’re at home. But what happens when you get to work and you have just swallowed the last bite of your sub sandwich with onions and you have a meeting in an hour?

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