Year: 2019

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What Causes Gum Recession

You may have heard of receding gums, but still need to know how to prevent it and what causes it. Many people first notice gum recession when their teeth start looking longer than they used to.


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Can You Name 5 Types of Dental Floss?

As dental professionals, we may get a little bit more excited about dental hygiene products that our patients, but the truth is that everyone should pay close attention when choosing which dental…


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Health Consequences of Crooked Teeth

Getting crooked teeth or a bad bite fixed isn't just about vanity. A less-than-perfect smile can put you at risk for both dental and overall health issues. Getting your teeth straightened can benefit…


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Dental X-Rays & Radiation Exposure

Many patients have expressed concerns about the amount of radiation exposure caused by dental x-rays. We want to set the record straight about this very important diagnostic tool and what it means…


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Foods With Hidden Sugar

While you may think that good dental health starts at home with proper brushing and flossing habits, where it really starts is with a healthy diet. With superfoods and gluten sensitivities, people…


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Your Favorite Drink May Be Damaging Your Fillings & Crowns

Your dental crowns and fillings may be at risk for damage from an unexpected culprit: your favorite beverage.


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The Healing Magic of Fluoride

The Healing Magic of Fluoride You probably know that bacteria are responsible for tooth decay. They feed on leftover sugar in your mouth, leaving behind plaque and acid that destroys the calcium and…


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The Preventive Power of Sealants

If you're a parent, you know it can be hard to train kids to brush their teeth reliably. Sealants are a great option for preventing cavities and tooth decay in young patients


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Why Are Dental Care & Medical Care Separate?

Going to one office for your annual physical and yet another for your dental checkup may seem inconvenient and illogical. It also may leave you wondering why


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Why Mint Feels Cold & Other Flavor Mysteries

There's no doubt that when it comes to dental products, mint is the dominant flavor choice. Finding a toothpaste or mouthwash that isn't spearmint, peppermint, or some made-up version of mint