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Tips for Controlling Tartar Buildup

June 14th, 2019

Flossing helps to prevent tartar buildup. 

Consistently brushing your teeth, flossing your teeth, and using antiseptic mouthwash is the key to proper dental care. This information is common knowledge but do you know about tartar? Even when you have an excellent dental care routine in place, tartar can buildup on your teeth. That’s why you need to see a dental hygienist to clean your teeth.Plaque is the result of bacteria and food residue combining. When plaque hardens, it becomes tartar or calculus. It sits above the gum line and can lead to receding gums and gum disease, which are significant health problems. Keep reading to learn more about what tartar is and tips that can help control tartar buildup.

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How Swimming Affects Your Teeth

June 6th, 2019

Whether it’s a pool, lake, or ocean, spending too much time swimming actually can affect your dental health.

Some summer activities have a poor reputation with dentists–many of our favorite summer treats and contact sports can hurt dental health. However, you may not think of swimming, many peoples’ favorite summer past-time, as having any effect on your teeth. But whether it’s a pool, lake, or ocean, spending too much time swimming actually can affect your dental health. Here are some ways swimming can affect your teeth.

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Three Reasons Why Good Dental Hygiene Matters

May 31st, 2019

Understanding how healthy your teeth are will indicate how the rest of your body is performing.

While it may seem ironic, good dental hygiene affects more than just your teeth. Understanding how healthy your teeth are will indicate how the rest of your body is performing. Since the body is interconnected, it’s vital to take care of each part. Caring about your health and taking the necessary steps to be healthy is critical in extending your life and adding to its quality. Keep reading for three reasons why good dental hygiene matters.

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Five Common Types of Cosmetic Dentistry

May 24th, 2019

Dental care is pivotal

When it comes to improving your smile while helping improve the quality of your dental health, you may find that cosmetic dentistry is an integral part of your oral hygiene journey. If you’ve lost or chipped teeth, spent too long without the supervision of a quality dentist, or just had lackluster dental genetics, you may find that one of the five types of cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve a stunning new smile.

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How Coffee Affects Your Teeth

May 17th, 2019

Many people feel as if they need coffee to get their day going.

Many people feel as if they need coffee to get their day going. You may be one of these people, but have you ever thought what coffee does to your teeth? Coffee may taste delicious and gives you a jolt of energy, but ultimately, it stains your teeth. Tannins are astringents or biomolecules found in coffee, wine, and tea. They cause the coloring of these beverages to stick to your teeth. Unfortunately, coffee lovers, they leave behind a yellow residue. Just one cup a day will stain your teeth! If you want to learn more about how coffee affects your teeth, keep reading.

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Ways That You Can Get Your Child to Take Care of Their Teeth

May 10th, 2019

Tooth decay is pervasive when it comes to American children.

Healthy habits start young. While it is a parent’s job to take care of their children, it is even better when a child learns healthy habits without you needing to supervise, surveil, or micromanage them. Tooth decay is pervasive when it comes to American children. If you teach your children the significance of a dental care routine now, then they will grow up to have strong and healthy enamel. Since children love sweets, it may be hard to win them over, but it’s achievable. Keep reading to find out how to get your children to take care of their teeth.

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Hard and Soft Skills That A Top Dentist Should Have

May 2nd, 2019

Do you think that dentistry is the right career path for you?

Do you think that dentistry is the right career path for you? If so, there are a lot of benefits to becoming a dentist. For one, the pay is excellent. Two, you get to make people smile and perfect their smiles. Any top dentist knows that it takes more than just hard skills alone to become a top dentist. It also takes soft skills such as excellent communication and compassion to keep patients coming back. If patients feel uncomfortable in any way, then they’re less likely to return to a specific dentist’s office. Keep reading if you want to learn what hard and soft skills you need to become a top dentist.

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How Spring and Summer Treats Affect Your Teeth

April 26th, 2019

One spring and summertime staple includes indulging in snowballs, ice cream, and other delicious treats

Spring is here, and summer is near. Warmer seasons tend to bring out the best in people. During spring and summer, people want to bask in the sun by sitting out on their patios or decks, taking long walks, and traveling to the beach. Another spring and summer staple includes indulging in snowballs, ice cream, and other delicious treats. There is nothing wrong with enjoying summer and spring treat now and then, but overindulgence can affect your oral health tremendously. Sugar helps to weaken tooth enamel. Therefore, you must be careful. Keep reading to learn about how spring and summer treats can affect your teeth.

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Top Signs That You Need to See The Dentist

April 18th, 2019

Seeing a dentist is vital.

Due to life having heavy demands, it’s hard to see the dentist regularly. Still, that doesn’t negate the fact that oral health care is essential. Were you aware that a high number of Americans contract oral cancer each year? You don’t want this to happen to you. Most people wish to have white teeth that they can be proud of showing off and you want your enamel to be as healthy as it can be for the entirety of your life so that you can enjoy your favorite foods. Don’t ignore the signs that you need to see a dentist. Keep reading to discover what these top signs are.

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4 Reasons Why Water is Great For Your Teeth

April 11th, 2019

Water helps to clear the skin, flush out toxins, and hydrates you more than any other beverages possibly could! But did you know that water helps with oral health?

What can’t water do? Our body consists of over 50% of water. Water helps to clear the skin, flush out toxins, and hydrates you more than any other beverages possibly could! But did you know that water helps with oral health? Water fused with fluoride can especially help your teeth.  Keep reading to discover four ways that water can benefit your teeth.

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