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Go Beyond Clean: Why You Need To Add Gum Massage To Your Oral Hygiene Routine

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You know that you need to keep your teeth clean, which is why you brush your teeth twice a day, and see the dentist twice a year. However, you might not know that you should also be massaging your gums. When you think about massage, you probably don’t think about your gums, but you should. You might not realize this, but massaging your gums is a great way to keep them healthy. Read More»

Ways To Whiten Your Teeth

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The whiteness of your teeth can dramatically affect the attractiveness of your smile. Teeth that are dingy or yellow may seem dirty and unsightly.  Still, the color of your teeth is not necessarily indicative of your oral health. Teeth may be discolored due to trauma, a congenital defect, food and beverage-based pigments, tartar, or side effects from a medication. Discoloration from tartar can be removed by a professional dental cleaning. Here are a few additional ways to whiten your teeth. Read More»

Tips For Storing And Replacing Your Toothbrush

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Most people take the time to brush their teeth each day because they know that this is a great way to keep cavities away and have fresher breath, but did you know that there are right and wrong ways for storing your toothbrush? Additionally, you may not realize that there are also rules for replacing your toothbrush. Here are a few things you should know about storing and replacing this important oral tool that you own. Read More»

Benefits Of Full Arch Dental Implants

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If you’re missing many teeth in your upper or lower jaw and are seeking a way to replace them, you may have heard of full arch dental implants. This variety of dental implant can be very helpful for people who are missing the majority of their teeth on the upper or lower level of their mouth. If you’re trying to decide if they’re right for you, consider the following three benefits of full arch dental implants. Read More»

3 Steps Parents Can Take to Prepare Their Child for a First Dental Care Appointment

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Childhood memories can have lasting effects throughout their lifetime, especially if the memories are traumatic, painful, or frightening. This is why it is so important for parents to pay special attention to their child’s first dental care appointment and make every effort to ensure that it is pleasant and non-threatening. Doing this is the best way for parents to help their child welcome good dental care as they grow up, including visits to the family dentist and good dental hygiene at home. Read More»

Have A Successful Dental Visit

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When you go in to see your dentist, you want to make sure you get the most out of the visit. Not only do you want to make sure you have all of your issues gone over, but you also want to be comfortable and make sure you leave the dentist feeling well-informed and in a better position to take proper care of your teeth from that point forward. Here are some of the things you want to keep in mind when you are due for your next dental visit: Read More»

3 Important Questions To Ask Your Cosmetic Dentist

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Are you unhappy with your natural teeth? Do you want to have your teeth fixed so that they are more aesthetically pleasing? It’s not uncommon for people to want or need to have their teeth look nicer than the teeth that they were born with. But in order to get exactly what you want, it’s a good idea to ask a few questions during your first visit to a cosmetic dentist. Read More»

What To Expect At Your First Dental Cleaning In Several Years

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Most people should see the dentist approximately every 6 months for a professional cleaning. A good cleaning removes tartar, which helps prevent cavities and gum disease. If you’ve skipped a few cleaning appointments, there is no need to be ashamed. This happens to a lot of people, sometimes for financial reasons or because they’ve moved and struggled to find a new dentist. The important thing is that you get back in there for a cleaning appointment as soon as you’re able. Read More»

What To Do When A Dental Crown Falls Out

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Dental crowns are meant to protect and preserve the tooth beneath them. They may be put on a tooth that is badly cracked and that your dentist fears will crack further, and they are also used to preserve “dead” teeth that have had their nerves removed but are still anchored in your jaw. So, when a crown falls out, it is kind of a big deal – your tooth is no longer getting that protection that your dentist determined it needed. Read More»

Back To School: Tips For A Healthy Mouth This School Year

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Getting started in a new school year is a great time for your child to get a fresh start, not only with grades but also their overall health. This very much includes their dental health. It is important that your child’s teeth remain healthy all year long to prevent any long-lasting problems during the school year. The following are some easy tips to keep a healthy mouth and clean teeth: Read More»