Kids Toothbrushes: Choosing the Right Toothbrush at Every Age

Picking the right kids toothbrush can feel overwhelming at times. There are so many options these days, so you may be unsure which toothbrush is right for your child. This guide explains the right toothbrush for each age group so you can find the perfect fit for your child. Toothbrushes for Babies and Toddlers When…


What Is a Dental Implant Bone Graft?

Dental implants provide a sturdy, long-lasting foundation for replacement teeth. In some cases, a bone graft is required to properly secure the implant in place. What is a dental implant bone graft? Will I need a bone graft for dental implants? We will answer those questions and more in this guide. What Do Bone Grafts…

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Floss Your Way to Better Oral Health

Do you floss daily? For the sake of clarity, we’re not referring to the floss dance. We know many people do the dance. Are you flossing your teeth daily? If you’re not, make flossing a part of your oral hygiene routine. Did you know there are many bacteria found in plaque? Some bacteria are good…

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Have pain in your face or neck?

Are you having unexplained pain in your face, neck, or shoulders? Do you hear a popping or clicking sound when you open your mouth? Have you experienced jaw soreness or pain when you wake up and you don’t know why? These symptoms have something in common. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) applies to any pain or…

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Ready to Zoom!® Your Way to a Dazzling Smile

Everyone loves to smile. But many people aren’t happy with their smile. One of the quickest ways to perk up your appearance is to whiten your teeth. You’ll look years younger and your confidence receives a much-needed boost. What are you waiting for? Make a grand entrance at the next big party. Laugh to yourself…

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Tips for the holidays

The holiday season is here. There are so many places to go and people to see. In the midst of all the food, fun, and excitement, don’t forget about your teeth. Now, I don’t expect you to ignore your favorite foods. But consider adding these helpful holiday dental tips to your festivities. 8 Helpful Holiday…

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It’s More Dangerous Than You Think

For years, you’ve listened to the complaints of your partner. Your snoring keeps them awake every night. It’s not bothering you, though, so what’s the problem? The problem is that snoring is the most common sign of something potentially dangerous, even deadly. What does snoring have to do with anything? Your First Warning Sign Those…

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Veneers: What CAN’T They Do?

You’re getting ready for a night out with friends. You’re wearing your snazziest outfit, your hair is perfectly coiffed, and your skin is luminous. You’re feeling pretty great about the way you look and are eagerly anticipating an evening with some of your favorite people, but before you head out, you decide to check the…

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We Love Those Referrals!

I entered the dental field because I care about people. Nothing makes me happier than knowing I’ve provided a patient with outstanding care and given them a smile that they’re proud to share. When they’re so pleased with their treatment that they refer me to others, I am not only over the moon, but I’m…

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Bad Habits That Hurt Your Teeth

At Clinton Dental Center, we believe that education and prevention are essential when it comes to protecting your teeth. When our patients tell us stories about how they sliced their tongue, chipped their tooth, or lost a crown, it reminds us that there are some bad habits out there that, while evident to us, may…