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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The Dangers of Delaying a Root Canal

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Why putting off a root canal is going to hurt in the long run

don't put off your root canalPutting off dental hygiene is never a good idea; delaying a root canal is definitely never a good idea.

A root canal is an important procedure that is meant to repair a damaged tooth in an effort to save it. Simply put, the infected or injured sponge-like pulp is removed as well as the nerve, the area is cleaned, and the tooth is sealed up again. Without this protection, an infection will not heal itself; it will just get worse. Read More

Protecting Your Baby’s New Teeth

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Preparing a Beautiful Smile

protecting your kids teethThere is absolutely nothing that you wouldn’t do for your child.  Even so, the task of taking care of their precious little teeth can seem daunting when it is so difficult to get your children to sit still long enough to clean them!  No matter the difficulty of the task at hand, it is imperative to care for your children’s teeth and gums, even before they have teeth and even though your baby’s new teeth will eventually be lost. Read More

Dental Implants

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What Are the Benefits of Dental Implants?

dental implantsSometimes, a tooth has to be removed.  This is called an “extraction.”  There are many different reasons that a tooth might need to be extracted, but if the bottom line is the removal of an adult tooth then your next question might be, “What now?”.  If you don’t want to go through life with a gaping hole in your line-up of pearly whites, then dental implants might be right for you. Read More

Soothing Sensitive Teeth

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How to Soothe Your Sensitive Teethsoothing sensitive teeth

There is pain, and then there is tooth pain. Not much can compare to the discomfort that comes from sensitive teeth. When your teeth hurt, it is shocking to realize how much you use them every day! And since we cannot avoid it, what can be done to alleviate the unique kind of pain that comes with sensitive teeth? Read More

Do you suffer from Dentophobia?

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Scary Dentist

Odontophobia, dentophobia, fear of going to the dentist – whatever you want to call it, it is very real for some people. I even once heard a woman say she would rather bare a child than go to the dentist. Statistics show that still a whopping 50% of the population seeks dental care only when they are in pain! Well, dentistry has come a long way in 50 years and –not to minimize those who have dental fears – there are many new methods and treatments which should help minimize even the most anxious of patients.
Here is some info that may help:

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The Bad Breath Battle

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Halitosis. That is not the impression you want to leave with people. Halitosis – or bad breath – can ruin a great conversation if you’re sitting close or a romantic interlude at the precise moment you want to make your move.

So how do you battle and beat bad breath? Bad breath is caused by odor-producing bacteria growing in your mouth. When you don’t brush and floss regularly, those nasty bacteria can accumulate on the particles of food left in your mouth and between your teeth.

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