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How to Look Your Best in Braces

Getting braces is a huge step and the beginning of monumental change for many children, teens and adults. It’s an exciting time, but it can also feel like a scary time. All of a sudden, your smile looks different! But different doesn’t mean bad. Different can mean incredibly stylish. Your smile is important for spreading…

What is Bruxism

If you sometimes catch yourself clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth when you’re feeling anxious or lost in concentration, or if you wake up with headaches or discomfort in your jaw, you may be experiencing a condition called bruxism. Bruxism is the excessive clenching of the jaw or grinding of teeth and it can…

Have you or your child recently started playing a contact sport? If so, you may be wondering if you should invest in a sports guard or mouth protector. Sports guards fit over your teeth and are made of flexible plastic to help provide cushion and shock absorption. Wearing a sports guard is recommended to protect…

It can be difficult to remember to brush after every meal and floss every night, yet the reasons to take good care of our teeth are countless. Poor dental hygiene can lead to many problems that can be costly to treat like cavities, gum disease and discolored teeth. A healthy mouth also means a healthy…

Dental health is important. Many may associate cavities with poor dental health, and although cavities are a common concern, another concern that almost half of adults over 30 will experience is gum disease. The risks increase from there, with older adults reaching as much as a 70% rate of gum disease. Thankfully this curable preventable…

Everyone wants strong and healthy teeth and gums. Everyone wants a dazzling white smile that shows joy and our beauty when you walk into a room. What is the secret to these things? Good dental health! Here are a few simple ways to improve dental health. Be Diligent Don’t skimp on brushing and flossing 2…

We all know what we eat has an impact on our teeth, and can affect tooth decay. But are some foods more harmful than others? What foods should you avoid? Acid is one of the more destructive foods that can contribute to tooth decay. So if this is the case what are some acidic foods…

Why Oral Hygiene Matters

Feeling in control of our lives is a comforting feeling. Although there are some things we cannot control, we can control our habits, decisions, and choices. We can’t control our dental health in every, but we can control what we invest in it. Oral hygiene matters because it is the simplest, easiest way to contribute…

7 Ways to Keep Breath Fresh

Chronic Halitosis, or bad breath can be a struggle that impacts many aspects of life. But even if you don’t have long standing bad breath issues, stuff happens, and we all experience stinky breath from time to time. So how can we keep breath fresh? 1. Avoid Alcohol Alcohol dries out your mouth, which can…

7 Tips for Choosing a Dentist

When choosing a dentist, there are a lot of factors to take into account, and you want to choose someone you can trust. Here are 7 tips for choosing a dentist. Ask Friends and Family A lot of your friends and family have already gone through the process of choosing a dentist. Finding out why…

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