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Mouthguards: Types and Advantages

Posted on December 12th, 2018 at 3:30 PM
Mouthguards: Types and Advantages

A mouthguard (mouth protector) is a flexible custom fitted device worn over teeth during athletic and recreational activities to protect them from damage. A good-fitting mouth guard may be especially important if you wear braces, have fixed anterior bridgework or just want to protect your teeth/smile from potential trauma.

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Toothpaste Art

Posted on November 26th, 2018 at 3:32 PM
Toothpaste Art

Have some messy, gooey fun with toothpaste art creations. 

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Brush Up: A Toothpaste Experiment

Posted on November 21st, 2018 at 11:19 AM
Brush Up: A Toothpaste Experiment

After eating, a sticky coating called plaque forms on our teeth. We must brush off the plaque or it could turn teeth from a nice pearly white to a dour yellow or brown.

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Decade-long Study: Periodontal Disease and It’s Link to Esophageal Cancer

Posted on November 20th, 2018 at 3:31 PM
Decade-long Study: Periodontal Disease and It’s Link to Esophageal Cancer

Cancer Research, a journal by the American Association for Cancer Research, published an article which revealed a potential link between periodontal disease and esophageal cancer.

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What Your Breath May Say About Your Health

Posted on November 15th, 2018 at 3:05 PM
What Your Breath May Say About Your Health

Your mouth can get dry if you snore or sleep with it open, and that makes it an even better home to the bacteria that cause “morning breath.” 

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Thumb sucking: Help your child break the habit

Posted on November 6th, 2018 at 5:03 PM
Thumb sucking: Help your child break the habit

Thumb sucking can be a difficult habit for a child to break. Understand what you can do to help your child stop sucking his or her thumb.

 

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7 Things Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your Health

Posted on October 31st, 2018 at 3:48 PM
7 Things Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your Health

Sure, your tongue helps you chew, swallow, and taste food–then gab about how delicious (or not!) the meal was. But your tongue can also do much more, including providing a snapshot of your overall health.

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What Dental Benefits Are Available for Veterans?

Posted on October 22nd, 2018 at 4:33 PM
What Dental Benefits Are Available for Veterans?

If you’re a veteran of the United States Armed Services, you qualify by law to receive dental services through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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Oral Surgery & Blood Thinners

Posted on October 18th, 2018 at 5:37 PM
Oral Surgery & Blood Thinners

Dear Doctor,
I am a 66 year old male and unfortunately need to have a few bad teeth removed. I am nervous because I am taking warfarin. Do you have any information or advice?

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Can Black Toothpaste Whiten Teeth?

Posted on October 9th, 2018 at 4:49 PM
Can Black Toothpaste Whiten Teeth?

Is Black Toothpaste the secret to whiter teeth? 

Can black toothpaste turn your yellow stained teeth white? We had a closer look to see what the manufacturers, consumers, and experts say.

 

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