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Oral cancer screening

Posted on February 12th, 2019 at 4:08 PM
Oral cancer screening

Oral cancer screening is an examination performed by a dentist or doctor to look for signs of cancer or precancerous conditions in your mouth.

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Bad Breath Explained and Tamed

Posted on January 28th, 2019 at 4:19 PM
 Bad Breath Explained and Tamed

Ninety percent of people between the ages of 16 and 40 feel that having bad breath is “the worst social mistake one can make,” according to a recent study. So what causes this embarrassing condition and what can you do about it?

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How often should I floss my teeth?

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 at 4:15 PM
How often should I floss my teeth?

The American Dental Association recommends cleaning between your teeth daily with an interdental cleaner (like floss). Cleaning between your teeth may help prevent cavities and gum disease.

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Little-Known Services that Dentists Provide

Posted on January 18th, 2019 at 11:02 AM
Little-Known Services that Dentists Provide

People tend to think that dentists only deal with teeth, but what they don’t know is that dentists help their patients’ overall oral health. 

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Silver vs. White Fillings: What's the Difference?

Posted on January 10th, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Silver vs. White Fillings: What's the Difference?

Did you know that nearly all adults have had cavities at some point? A staggering 92 percent of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have had cavities in their permanent teeth, while 26 percent have untreated cavities.

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E-cigarettes May Increase Rate of Caries in Youth

Posted on January 2nd, 2019 at 2:12 PM
E-cigarettes May Increase Rate of Caries in Youth

Vaping e-cigarettes are fast becoming a popular alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. A recent study titled, “Cariogenic Potential of Sweet Flavors in Electronic-Cigarette Liquids,” examined how the different e-cigarette flavors may affect a patient’s oral health.

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Green tea may boost dental health

Posted on December 28th, 2018 at 2:03 PM
Green tea may boost dental health

Looking for a caffeine boost? Consider swapping out your daily coffee for a cup of green tea.

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Make a Plan to Use Your Dental Benefits in the New Year

Posted on December 27th, 2018 at 2:15 PM
Make a Plan to Use Your Dental Benefits in the New Year

It’s the time for making resolutions and looking ahead. This year, make a plan to use and maximize your dental benefits. Remember – if you don’t use them, you lose them.

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Awesome last minute stocking stuffer idea that makes flossing fun

Posted on December 18th, 2018 at 2:41 PM
Awesome last minute stocking stuffer idea that makes flossing fun

Although flossing is important, many people don’t always floss as often as they should.

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Do You Know the Meaning Behind the Song “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth?”

Posted on December 17th, 2018 at 2:54 PM
Do You Know the Meaning Behind the Song “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth?”

It happens to everyone — the natural process of losing our “baby” teeth to make way for the permanent teeth.

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