Top Dental Tips for Busy People

  No matter how busy you are, practice these dental tips and you will be prepared for a quick and painless checkup (when you find the time!).   Hydrate When it comes to drinking enough water, remember the 8x8 rule: You need to drink eight 8-ounce glasses a day. Keep a...

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Foods for a Healthy Smile

You want your smile to shine from the inside out, and one effective way to keep teeth healthy is to have a well-balanced diet. Put these essential foods on the menu for a boost to your tooth health.   Healthy Cheese Cheese contains compounds that protect your enamel...

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6 Tips for Overcoming Fears of the Dentist

If you’re like 9% to 15% of Americans, you avoid seeing the dentist because of dental anxiety and fear. This is fairly common, given that the total global population affected is about 30 million to 40 million people. The British Dental Health Foundation surveyed...

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The Many Types of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry at Dental Professionals Any dentistry procedure that does not include things such as surgeries, fillings, root canals or deep gum cleanings are known as cosmetic dentistry because it is for exactly that, cosmetic or to improve appearance. Your smile...

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9 Bad Habits For Your Teeth You Need To Kick

Our teeth are extremely important, but unfortunately, dental health is something that is often highly neglected. Here are 9 habits that you need to kick to the curb today. 1. Stop Brushing So Hard! Brushing your teeth is a fundamental practice to help maintain the...

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Preventing the Dreaded Gum Disease

Preventing the Dreaded Gum Disease First impressions are very important and having a great smile is at the center of the impression you give to others. More importantly, having a healthy mouth is imperative to your overall health and well-being. Regular trips to the...

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Top 8 Toothpastes on the Market

It's a well-known fact that having healthy teeth is important not only for good oral health, but for overall health as well. Many factors can aid in quality oral health, including flossing, brushing at least twice a day, and which toothpastes to use. Here are eight of...

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The 10 Weirdest Dental Facts

1. Floss for The Great Escape While dentists recommend floss for removing food/plaque from between the teeth, a West Virginia prison inmate conjured up another use. In 1994, the L.A.Times reported that Robert Shephard braided floss into a rope to scale the prison's...

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Luck of the Draw? Cavities and Genetics

For many years people have believed that dental health is solely based on the level of oral hygiene, but that isn't always the case. The tendency to experience tooth decay and cavities can be attributed to an inherited gene in some cases. As much as 60% of tooth decay...

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