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The Long Lasting Benefits of Using An Electric Toothbrush

September 8th, 2017

Discover the benefits of using an electric toothbrush.

It is common knowledge that brushing your teeth at least twice a day is essential for a healthy and clean mouth.  Although, if you are brushing your teeth with a traditional manual brush, your mouth is not getting the cleansing it truly needs.  Consider switching to an electric toothbrush to deeply clean your teeth and reach spots a manual brush misses.  You will not regret switching to an electric toothbrush because of the never ending benefits. Read the rest of this entry »

The Benefits of Wearing a Night Guard

September 1st, 2017

Do you suffer from grinding or clenching of your teeth while you sleep?  These symptoms are classified as bruxism which affect 1 in 12 people causing tooth damage, jaw pain, and insomnia. If you suffer from any of the symptoms of bruxism, you should wear a night guard to protect your teeth.  Wearing a night guard offers you several benefits and keeps your smile looking beautiful all day long.  

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Wear a night guard to relieve tooth and jaw pain.

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Simple Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

August 25th, 2017

You are brushing your teeth in the morning, and you notice that your gums are bleeding when you finish.  This is one of the signs of gum disease and is caused when the bacteria in plaque get in between the gums and teeth.  If left untreated, your gums will continue to pull away from your teeth causing one or more teeth to fall out.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, around half of adult in the United States have gum disease.  There are several habits you can enact in your daily life to prevent being a part of that statistic!

Simple ways to reduce your risk of getting gum disease

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3 Back To School Oral Health Tips

August 18th, 2017

Practice great dental hygiene while going into the new school year.

August is coming to end which means that the school year is starting up with kids get their school supplies in order.  While they are learning new information and reuniting with friends, it is important that your child continues a proper oral health routine.  It is crucial as parents that you pass on your oral health regimen to your children and answer any questions they might have.   Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for People With Sensitive Teeth

August 11th, 2017
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There are several things you can adopt in your daily life to combat teeth sensitivity.

It seems to happen every time you have an ice cream or bite down on cold foods; a sharp pain is sent straight to your mouth.  Teeth sensitivity is a common issue that affects 60 percent of Americans and can interfere with your daily life.  When the enamel and dentin of the teeth get worn away, the nerve endings are exposed causing pain and discomfort.  There are several ways you can reduce teeth sensitivity, and it starts with proper oral hygiene.   Read the rest of this entry »

4 Ways To Fight Bad Breath

August 4th, 2017

Fight bad breath by starting with your tongue!

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and as their breath hits your nostrils you become a little nauseous?  This can be an embarrassing situation for both parties involved and is more common than you might think.  More than 80 million people in the United States suffer from chronic halitosis, known as bad breath.  The key to preventing your mouth from producing a gross stench is to have to practice proper oral hygiene.   Read the rest of this entry »

How To Help Your Child Overcome Their Fear of Dentists

July 28th, 2017

How you can help your child make the dentist a pleasant experience

From a child’s point of view, a dentist’s office can be a scary place considering a stranger is poking metal objects in their mouth.  Going to the dentist at a young age can be anxiety inducing, and even some adults don’t favor getting a routine cleaning.  But as we all know, visiting the dentist is vital for a healthy mouth and a great way to promote oral hygiene habits. There are several strategies you can practice with your child to ease their fear of the dentist.   Read the rest of this entry »

3 Ways to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

July 20th, 2017
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make your teeth whiter with these at home remedies

In the era of the selfie and people constantly posting pictures of themselves on social media, a bright white smile is a must for most of our society.  People spend over 1 billion dollars a year on over-the-counter products to get rid of yellow teeth stains.  Stop wasting money on products that offer a short fix and turn to items you can find in your refrigerator.  These at home remedies will not only whiten your teeth but offer other benefits to achieve a healthy mouth. Read the rest of this entry »

Best Foods for a Healthy Mouth

July 14th, 2017

What to eat to have the best smile

When it comes to dental hygiene we all have the same idea. We are taught at a young age to brush twice daily, when we wake up and before we go to bed, as well as to floss and use mouthwash to remove those annoying food items stuck between your teeth, to keep our teeth sparkling and mouth fresh. Though this works for some, unfortunately with some food items and beverages the negative effects on our teeth can manifest through discoloration, stains, and bad breath, as well as the aging process being a factor in the deterioration of oral hygiene. Fortunately, there are several food items that can negate these effects leaving you with a much healthier mouth. Read the rest of this entry »

How Fluoride Strengthens Your Teeth and Improves Your Smile

July 7th, 2017

Discover how to maintain your beautiful smile!

Most people realize that fluoride is an important part of maintaining optimal oral health, but those same people often aren’t sure exactly what fluoride does and why it helps. Here are four of the many ways that fluoride helps your smile stay bright and healthy every day of the year. Read the rest of this entry »