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What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Baby bottle tooth decay is caused by frequent, long-term exposure of a child’s teeth to liquids containing natural sugars, such as milk, formula, and fruit juice. These sweetened liquids cling to infants’ teeth for a long time. Unattended, prolonged exposure to sweetened liquids can lead to tooth decay.  Children that consume sugary drinks prior to…

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The Best Valentine’s Candy for Healthy Teeth

Valentine’s Day is a sugary celebration filled with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, conversation hearts, and––cavities? It’s a fun day for kids, receiving valentines and nibbling on chocolate goodies, but it can be a bad day for teeth. This year, instead of handing out sticky, gummy candies, consider these tooth-friendly alternatives. Your teeth and your dentist…

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Gum Surgery: What You Need to Know

Periodontal disease is a serious oral health issue, and when left unchecked, it can destroy the bone that supports your teeth. What is most concerning about periodontal disease is how widespread it is, and the increase in gum surgeries it has caused over the last several decades.  According to a report by the CDC, one…

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Oral Health

The new year is a perfect time to establish new habits that benefit your health for years to come. Whether it’s routinely visiting your hygienist, starting to floss, or committing to brushing your teeth after each meal, these goals can be critical for health and overall fitness.  Remember to take baby steps to achieve these…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Healthier Teeth

We all make New Year’s resolutions—a healthier body, healthier mind, but what about healthier teeth? If better oral health is on your New Year’s to-do list, we have a few tips to make your resolutions stick, for a healthier year. Schedule Regular Dentist Visits for Healthier Teeth Dentists recommend visiting your local dental office every…

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Dental Gifts for the Whole Family

‘Tis the season to deck the halls and trim the tree! The holidays can be a great time to encourage oral hygiene while making it fun. Once the big items are tied up in bows under the tree, fill the stockings with treats to keep smiles bright. What can be better than surprising those you…

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