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Top 3 Bad Dental Habits Causing Trouble for Teeth

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When you’re too busy or too tired, bad dental habits can sneak into your dental care routine. Check out the top dangers and learn how to cure bad dental habits for good.

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Home In on Good At-Home Dental Care

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When you want a healthy smile, brushing or flossing once in a while simply isn’t enough. In addition to regular professional check-ups, you need to take a few minutes each day at home to properly care for your teeth. Discover the best and easiest ways to take care of your teeth at home.

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See the Light and Learn About How to Whiten Teeth

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Are you wondering how to whiten teeth, as well as the time, protection, and price of the process? Once you’re ready for a brighter smile, the main choice is between professional teeth whitening or one of numerous at-home options. They are very different approaches and provide different advantages, so see which is right for you.

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Getting the Facts About Dental Braces

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When your teeth are crooked or your bite is misaligned, braces may be the solution you need, whether you are 16 or 60. Orthodontists can provide patients with a wide array of treatment options including traditional braces that can have a smile looking its best in a surprisingly short period of time.

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Cavity Prevention

Tips for Cavity Prevention and Reversal in Children

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Does your child have cavities? Tooth decay in children is extremely common, but it can be prevented. You probably think of a cavity as simply a hole in a tooth, but it is actually the result of a process that occurs over time. With good oral care, you can actually prevent or reverse the process. The following information can help […]

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Don’t Let Gum Disease Ruin Your Smile

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Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss. Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease, and it is often reversible. It begins with overgrowth of bacteria due to plaque buildup, and it may progress to periodontitis if not addressed. Once the disease advances to the inner layers of the gum, the tissues begin to pull away from the […]

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8 Ways to Keep Kids Brushing Their Teeth

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Tooth brushing is one of the first dental habits that children develop and it can set them on a healthy path to good dental care for a lifetime. But making brushing a regular habit isn’t always easy because kids can be quite difficult when it comes to daily routines. Luckily, there are some tips and tricks that dentists recommend for […]

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Your Guide to Teaching Kids How to Floss Properly

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While flossing is heralded as an essential daily task for healthy teeth and gums, it rarely receives the due diligence that many people give to brushing their teeth. For some, it is lack of knowledge—flossing is not as simple as brushing—while, for others, the added time of the task is unappealing. And, for those who rarely floss, it can be […]

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Sensitive Teeth

6 Ways to Help Sensitive Teeth

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Eating and drinking are supposed to be pleasurable, but hot drinks, cold treats, and sweet treats can be excruciating if you have sensitive teeth and gums. Some of the most common causes of the condition include damaged or bruised teeth, tooth decay, gum problems, teeth grinding, dental care procedures, overzealous brushing, and worn enamel. If you’re grieving the loss of […]

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Healthy Teeth

Dental Care Never Tasted So Good

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A healthy diet can do so much more than keep your weight under control and protect you from whole-body diseases—it can also ensure that your teeth remain healthy and beautiful for a lifetime. Family dentistry experts confirm that a balanced diet, rich in foods that help protect the teeth from tooth decay and gum disease are essential to long-term dental […]

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