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Do You Have Gingivitis? Here’s What to Look For

Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease and the initial stage of periodontal disease. It’s characterized by swelling and inflammation of the gum tissue, specifically red, puffy gums that bleed when you brush or floss your teeth.  While you, along with many other Americans, may be tempted to think you don’t have to worry…

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Yes, Teeth Brushing is Really That Important!

Chances are, you were told to brush your teeth and floss every day since you can remember and by now, it’s probably just second nature (well, maybe not the flossing part for some of us). However, it’s important that you understand just how important your oral health routine is—and that you aren’t just doing it…

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Bad Breath? Here Are 6 Easy At-Home Remedies

You know that nagging feeling you get when your breath doesn’t seem as fresh as it should be? Everyone experiences it. And if someone says they haven’t, well, they’re probably lying. For some of us, maybe our friends, family, or coworkers are confrontational enough to flat out tell us our breath is bad.  Regardless, Americans…

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Here’s What Happens When You Ignore Gum Disease

Neglecting your oral health can lead to drastic medical consequences. Your oral health directly affects the rest of your body as a small component in a bigger system. One of the most common types of poor oral health that Americans face today is gum disease.  According to a 2012 study by the CDC, nearly 50%…

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Tooth Decay: What Role Candy Can Play

The holiday season brings plenty of joys with it. You gather with family around the fireplace, share good meals together, and maybe even indulge in a few too many of those candies your aunt brought to the party!  It’s no secret that candy is bad for your teeth, right? But have you ever wondered why…

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Untreated Gum Disease May Lead to These 6 Problems

We all know the dental hygiene basics: brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day and floss regularly.—but one factor of dental health that’s a little less known is gum disease. Millions of people suffer from the effects of gum disease, and its symptoms are problematic because they largely go unnoticed until you’re checked…

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4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Mouth Care Routine

You’ve probably heard since childhood the importance of keeping a daily dental hygiene routine. While it’s true, you should be brushing two times a day and flossing once a day, it’s not enough to keep your oral health in the best shape possible. Here, we’re sharing four easy tips and tricks to help you upgrade…

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Is It Safe to Go to the Dentist During COVID-19?

Pre-COVID-19, dental offices were one of the cleanest areas that you can be in. And even during COVID-19, they still are. For a very long time, dentists have been required to adhere to very strict sanitization standards and protocols that you wouldn’t see other than in a hospital. In the midst of a global pandemic,…

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Veneers vs. Crowns: Which One Is Right for You?

When you have a chipped tooth, you probably want it taken care of ASAP. Veneers and crowns are both two common options to repair a chipped tooth. But which one is right for you? Most people think that veneers and crowns are the same treatment, but that’s a common misconception. The main difference is that…

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