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Oral Maintenance

Why are regular dental visits important? What are the benefits of dental sealants? Should you clean your toddler’s teeth? What choices do you have for whitening your smile? These questions and more are answered here!

Are You Feeling Lucky?

Are You Feeling Lucky?

A recent study in Europe shows that people who believe their life is affected by luck are more likely to have severe gum disease. In contrast, people who believe that their own actions are the major factor in life outcomes are more likely to have good oral health. Why is this the case? Find out here!

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Music to your Child’s Teeth

Music to your Child’s Teeth

Brushing our teeth for 2 minutes twice per day is essential for oral health. For children, 120 seconds of brushing can seem boring! Here are some helpful tips to keep brushing their teeth fun so they stick to this great habit.

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Brushing and Breakfast

Brushing and Breakfast

Timing is everything! While brushing for 2 minutes twice per day is recommended by the ADA, brushing too soon after an acidic meal or beverage can do more harm than good. Learn more about how you can adjust your habits to ensure healthy teeth for life!

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Bacteria and Breath

Bacteria and Breath

Bad breath is something that all of us try to avoid. We may like the taste of onions, garlic, certain seafoods, and other rather smelly food products. After eating such foods, we often take extra steps to avoid the resulting malodorous effect. Some chew a piece of...

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Drawing Straws

Drawing Straws

Many popular drinks include colorings (think punches, sodas, and some spirits), tannins (think tea), acids (lemon sparkling water, juices, and sodas again), all of these creating their characteristic appealing shades. These added components can stain the surface of...

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