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Say Ahhhh – What Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your Health

April 7th, 2021

Our tongue, it’s one of those things we all take for granted! As children we explored the world with our tongues, licking everything in sight (much to our mother’s dismay) and sticking it out at our siblings and parents just to get their reaction. As young adults we learned there was more to our tongue while exploring our first kisses and exotic foods.

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How Fixing Your Teeth Could Be the Key To a Youthful Face

March 15th, 2021

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could take years off of your appearance with a quicker and less painful procedure that would ensure long-lasting results?

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Periodontal disease increases risk of major cardiovascular events

February 24th, 2021

People with periodontitis are at higher risk of experiencing major cardiovascular events, according to new research from Forsyth Institute and Harvard University scientists and colleagues.

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The Dangers of DIY Dentistry

February 15th, 2021

Some patients attempted do-it-yourself or DIY dentistry on themselves or their loved ones, often with catastrophic results. Financial difficulty or limited access to dental care may drive some people to try self-treatment. Others may be taken with all the commercials they see on TV ads or social media claiming quick fixes for dental problems. Choosing the DIY route can cause serious damage to your oral health. It’s best to leave your dental care to trained and experienced dental professionals.

 

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Tense Times Mean More Tooth-Grinding, Dentists Warn

February 9th, 2021

If pandemic-related stress has you grinding your teeth, you're not alone. Dentists say tooth-grinding and jaw-clenching are on the rise due to the many challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Combat Dental Problems by Treating Sleep Apnea Patients

January 5th, 2021

Sleep is an essential function for the human body. It revives our overall being, keeps us healthy, and allows us to think clearly. A good night’s rest also can strengthen the immune system, aid in proper digestion and detoxification, maintain hormonal balances, and support cognitive health.

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What are the differences between plaque and tartar?

December 7th, 2020

Both plaque and tartar increase the risk of cavities, gingivitis, and other dental conditions. Knowing how to distinguish between plaque and tartar can help identify the warning signs of dental health issues.

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5 tips for a smile-friendly Thanksgiving

November 24th, 2020

Are you grateful for your healthy smile? As you enjoy dinner this Thanksgiving, keep your teeth and gums healthy with smart food choices.

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Erosion: What You Eat and Drink Can Impact Teeth

November 17th, 2020

Think that only sweet-tasting drinks and snacks are harmful for your teeth? Think again. 

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Charcoal Toothpaste: Is It a Safe Way to Whiten Your Teeth?

October 16th, 2020

Activated charcoal has become an exciting new health trend — not only in terms of dietary health but also in dental care. Yet even though it could seem healthy, it could actually be dangerous to your teeth. Here's what you need to know.

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