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Permanent Teeth Behind Baby Teeth: What’s Going On?

If you notice that your human child’s teeth are starting to resemble a shark’s, there’s no need to panic. This is a pretty common problem in children losing and growing their teeth! It can look a little scary, but it’s very easy to treat, and there are hardly ever ongoing problems. What’s Happening? Most kids…

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Tooth Fairy Ideas for Today’s Kids

The beloved tradition of the tooth fairy has been around for decades, and if you want to keep it up in 2019 we have some fun ideas that your kids will love. How It Started Though it may seem like the tooth fairy has always been around, the very first mention in print was only…

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How to Avoid a Root Canal

Root canal. These words are enough to strike fear into the hearts of anyone who hears them. It’s about the last thing you want to hear when you go to the dentist. While a skilled dentist can significantly minimize the discomfort a root canal entails, they are still a procedure to avoid at all costs….

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Foods for Healthier Teeth and Gums

Let’s be honest—not everyone has the time to brush their teeth or floss after each and every meal, so food tends to sit around in your mouth for a while. Luckily, there’s a great solution that tastes great—food! Foods you eat every day can help with your oral health, and if you don’t eat these…

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Pregnancy and Gum Disease

Taking care of your teeth and gums while pregnant is extremely important. Pregnancy causes some extreme hormonal changes that directly increase your risk for developing gum disease, which can affect the health of your unborn baby. Do your best to make a dental appointment before getting pregnant—this way your teeth can be professionally cleaned, gum…

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Sensitive Teeth: Causes and Solutions

Sensitivity in your teeth is an extremely common problem that at least 40 million adults suffer from. The good and bad news is that no one is immune to this problem—it can happen to anyone, but that also means there are a lot of treatment options available. If you often feel sharp and sudden pain…

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6 Tips to Impress Your Dentist

Do you panic when you see “dentist appointment” coming up on your calendar? Do you buy some floss as the drugstore and have a flossing frenzy the night before? If dentist appointments give you anxiety, there are some really simple, sure-fire ways to impress your dentist—and make your mouth healthier. Use a Timer You might…

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Dental Health and Bad Breath

There’s nothing worse than having bad breath, except talking to someone with bad breath. There are many causes for bad breath including food, gum disease, and dry mouth, but the most common cause is simply poor dental hygiene. This doesn’t just mean rinsing with mouthwash once a month will help you breath! Chronic bad breath…

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Dental Health for Men: Why It’s So Important

Self-care is at the forefront of everyone’s mind at the beginning of the new year—taking care of your mental and physical health is one of the most important things you can do with your time! And it isn’t just about scented candles and face masks. It’s about taking care of your one and only body,…

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