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3 Bad Oral Habits to Watch Out for in Kids

Anyone who as watched over or raised a baby or toddler knows that the mouth is one of the key ways that small children explore and learn about the world.

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Foods That Naturally Contain Fluoride

Dentists love fluoride because it can strengthen and re-mineralize damaged enamel, making it more resistant to decay. That's why fluoride is added to public drinking water

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Is Luxury Toothpaste Worth It?

There seems to be a luxury revolution happening in personal care goods of all kinds, and oral hygiene is the latest category of consumer products to get an indulgent makeover.

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Get to Know Your Oral Microbiome

A microbiome is a community of microorganisms that live in a certain location, particularly inside the human body. The microbiomes of our mouths are filled with hundreds of different types of…

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What Determines the Price of a Crown?

"How much does a crown cost?" It may seem like a simple question to ask your dentist, but the answer is more complex that you might think. Lots of factors go into the price of a crown

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Why Does My Tooth Ache?

Toothaches are one of the most common reasons for dental visits. In most cases, this kind of pain or discomfort is due to cavities. However, there are a number of other potential causes that you…

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Tongue Scraping—What it is and What it Could do for Your Oral Hygiene

At every dental appointment, dental patients are reminded of the importance of their at-home oral hygiene practices: Brush your teeth, floss, rinse and so on. Everyone knows the basics, but have you…

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What is a Sedative Filling?

It’s always unfortunate when a tooth has decayed so much that it needs to be restored by a dentist, but there are many options to save your tooth!

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Family History and Your Oral Health

You might have heard that you have your father’s eyes or your grandmother’s sense of humor. Maybe you know what diseases or medical concerns run in your family. But do you know what dental conditions…

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Get in the Habit to Floss With These Methods

Flossing is an important part of any at-home oral hygiene routine. But it’s also a source of anxiety, pain, and even shame. Instead of dreading the inevitable “floss talk” from your dentist, try…