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News, events, fun facts, dental hints and tips — you'll find it all here in our blog. The more you know about your dental health, the better you can care for it. If you have questions about your oral health, chances are you'll find the answers here!

How to Choose the Best Mouthguard for Braces

According to the American Dental Association (ADA), an athlete is 60 times more likely to suffer damage to the teeth if they are not wearing a mouth guard.  Braces or not, mouth guards are one of easiest ways to prevent dental injuries. Click here to read more information from SISU

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6 Ways to Keep Your Gums Healthy

When it comes to your mouth’s health, it’s not all about how straight your teeth are or how bright your smile is. You can’t forget about your gums! Even if you’re cavity-free and have the pearliest chompers in town, that doesn’t mean you’re immune to gum disease. Since it’s usually painless, most people have no […]

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What Causes Bad Breath - The 5 T's of Halitosis

Holy Halitosis! For some people, bad breath (halitosis) can be an embarrassing problem that makes social interaction a real nightmare. Understanding that bad breath does not necessarily mean bad oral hygiene is an important first step, but let’s take a look at four possible causes I like to call the 5 T’s. Click here for […]

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Reasons for Braces and Orthodontic Treatment

The reasons for braces and orthodontic treatment vary from patient to patient. Approximately 3 million American and Canadian teens have braces, with the number of adults beginning orthodontic treatment rising at a steady rate. Your dentist will typically be the first person to mention orthodontic treatment, and will likely send you or your loved one […]

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10 Tips to Improve Your Smile

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you. A healthy smile isn’t always achieved overnight, but takes a variety of methods to help create and maintain. Here are 10 easy things you can do to help improve the appearance and health of your teeth. Click here for more information from […]

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5 Ways to Alleviate Orthodontic Brace Pain

Orthodontic braces on your teeth are worth the effort in order to get straightened teeth, but the discomfort that you will likely experience from the braces can be discouraging and uncomfortable. This discomfort is most likely associated with your body responding to the pressure on your teeth, and it can vary depending on your age, […]

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Healthy Aging: Oral Health for Older Adults

In the past, losing teeth and getting dentures was considered an almost-inevitable part of aging. Those days are over. Intact teeth, healthy gums and pain-free smiles are what older adults should expect as they maintain good oral hygiene and get regular dental care. Click here to learn more information from usnews.com

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7 Tips for Healthy Gums and a Great Smile

Healthy gums are critical for good oral health and a great smile. Taking a little time each day to brush, floss and take care of your gums will go a long way in preventing dental problems down the road. Click here for more information from lifehack.com

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Keeping a Toothbrush Clean

We often don’t think about brushing our teeth until we actually need to do so. That, however, can actually be harmful to your oral health. Your mouth has all sorts of oral bacteria in it, and keeping your mouth clean helps lessen the harmful bacteria that may cause tooth decay. The tools that you use […]

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How to Soothe a Teething Baby

Parents often think that their babies are teething when they begin drooling and putting their fingers in their mouth when they are around 3 or 4 months old. However, this is often simply a developmental milestone and has nothing to do with actual teething. See more from verywell.com

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