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Halloween Candy

It’s the spooktacular time of year where kids and adults alike tend to be tricked into overdoing the treats. Believe it or not, there are actually some sweets that won’t leave your teeth looking ghoulish after Halloween is over! Here are some important dental tips on how to enjoy Halloween candy without spooking out your…

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How to Choose the Right Toothpaste

We’ve all been there. Blank stares at the wall of options all claiming to be the best choice for your pearly whites. Whitening, sensitivity, cavity protection, gingivitis and bad breath…what really makes a toothpaste good at its job?  Typically, you want a toothpaste with at least 1,000 parts per million fluoride and the American Dental…

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Thumb Sucking & Teeth

Thumb sucking is a common way to self-soothe for many children—but over time, thumb sucking and pacifier use can have a negative impact on oral health. But is it really a big deal? Keep reading to learn more about the effects thumb sucking has on your child’s teeth and oral health.  Why is my Child…

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Which Pediatric Dentist is Right for My Child

Looking for the right pediatric dentist can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Maybe you have a few qualities in mind, or maybe you are simply trying to avoid a dental visit ending with a tantrum and barely making it back to the car alive.   Wherever you are in the search…

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Fascinating Facts About Your Teeth

You know the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene—to brush twice a day and floss in between meals. However, there’s more to know about those precious ivories in your mouth. How much do you really know about your teeth?  Here are some interesting teeth facts that you probably didn’t know.  Oral Health Facts The average…

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What You Drink Affects Your Health

What we eat and drink can either help or hurt our dental health immensely. Consuming acidic drinks regularly can soften tooth enamel, making your teeth more susceptible to cavities, and eventually tooth decay. Below you’ll find a helpful list of drinks that are good and bad for your health. Wine Drinking wine is not necessarily…

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Don’t Believe These Myths About Baby Teeth!

Your baby’s milk teeth have a lot of purpose—they’re used for chewing, holding space in the mouth, and keeping the tooth fairy employed! There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the importance of baby teeth, or milk teeth, and multiple online articles waiting to feed you myths about your baby’s teeth. Knowing the truth about…

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Oral Health for Senior Citizens

As kids, we were constantly nagged about the importance of brushing our teeth. As we age, however, we begin to realize the effects of poor dental hygiene. Aging affects our overall health, especially the strength of our teeth. By making clean teeth a priority, you will be well on your way to good oral health….

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Dental Health for Summer: The Most Tooth-Friendly Foods

Summer is the time for fun gatherings for any and every occasion—the 4th of July, family BBQs, or just a Saturday! With all the party snacking that will be happening, here are some great alternatives to foods that aren’t great for your teeth.  Potato Chips These, of course, are standard at any party, but that…

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Dental Health for Summer

A healthy mouth’s best friend is a strict routine—always remembering to brush, floss, and take care of your teeth throughout the day. But this routine can easily be completely thrown off by summer free time and vacation. Here are a few tips to keep up these good habits during the busy summer months! Keep Your…

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