Archive for March, 2017

Four Foods That May Dim Your Smile

Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Some of your favorite foods may affect your smile.

Your grandmother’s pasta recipe from the Old Country may be delicious, but it could also be causing some serious damage to your pearly whites. This week, we’ll explore a few foods that may be staining your teeth– and ways to keep your smile bright. (more…)

4 Ways To Maintain Your Oral Health When You Have The Flu

Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Get through cold & flu season with these tips!

There’s something you should know about cold and flu season… it isn’t over yet. The Walgreens Flu Index has ranked Maryland #14 for the United Status flu count this past week. As you run out to stock up on Vitamin C and tissues, consider taking a few steps to safeguard your dental health. (more…)

3 Ways Your Tongue Piercing Affects Your Oral Health

Friday, March 17th, 2017
tongue piercing

Are you maintaining your tongue piercing?

Whether your teenager is looking to get a tongue piercing or you already have one, it’s important to realize that everything in your mouth affects your dental health. Before you decide to get a tongue piercing, learn about the many ways that your tongue piercing will affect your dental health. (more…)

What’s the Difference Between Sensitive Gums and Sensitive Teeth?

Friday, March 10th, 2017
tooth sensitivity

Do some foods or beverages hurt your teeth?

When daily rituals such as eating lunch or sipping tea become uncomfortable, it’s time to identify the cause. Here’s how to identify a tooth sensitivity from a gum sensitivity, and what to do about it.
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Wax Floss vs. Unwaxed Floss

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
Cleaning teeth with dental floss

Cleaning teeth with dental floss

When the floss supply from the dentist’s office runs low, it’s time to head to your local convenience store for a new pack. You may have noticed that each container of floss is labeled differently. There’s flavored floss, non-flavored floss, thin floss, and thick floss to name a few. If you’ve ever wondered the difference between waxed floss and unwaxed floss, here’s your answer. 
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