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Work Lunches That Fight Bad Breath

The last thing you want to have in the middle of a work day is bad breath. Seeing that most of us don’t have a chance to brush our teeth at work, it would be wise of you to eat foods that will keep your breath fresh throughout the day. Listed below are some tasty…

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5 Signs You Need To Replace Your Toothbrush

As a general rule of thumb, you should replace your toothbrush once every six months. That is the time it takes for the brush to lose most of its integrity. If you’re not sure how long it has been since you last got a new toothbrush, the information below will help you determine what to…

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What Are Porcelain Crowns?

Porcelain crowns cover large openings in a tooth to ensure your smile functions like normal. Unlike metal-colored crowns that shine in the light, these are made of special materials that blend with the colors of your teeth. If you need a crown for a root canal, a large filling, or other damage correction in your…

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Make Teeth Brushing Fun For Kids

Teaching kids to take care of their teeth is one of the best lessons you can pass on as a parent. Not only does this prepare your child for a lifetime of healthy smiles, but it also saves you years of fighting down the road. Since most kids aren’t naturally inclined to brush their teeth,…

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Do I Need Fluoride Treatments?

Fluoride is an amazing mineral that keeps your teeth healthy and strong. Many patients who experience tooth decay do so because of a lack of fluoride in their diet. With the number of fluoride-enriched dental products on the market today, it is now easier than ever to maintain a healthy smile. Let’s take a closer…

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Understanding Your Smile’s Midlife Crisis

Between the ages of 40 and 50, your mouth goes through some pretty big transformations. As the rest of your body prepares for the second half of your life, your mouth starts to react to everything you have put it through over the last few decades. If you’re hitting the “midlife crisis” stage in your…

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The Many Uses Of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are special sheets of porcelain that cover discolored or damaged teeth. They can be used for a variety of applications, all with the goal of improving your smile and boosting your confidence. If you have been exploring different options for cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers are certainly worth discussing with your dentist. Here is…

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Teeth Cleaning Tips For Camping Trips

As the summer months start to pass, you might be inclined to go on a camping trip with your family. While this can be an exciting adventure for you, it can also be a bad time for your oral hygiene. If you want to enjoy your trip without sacrificing your smile, follow the tips below.…

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Home Care Tips For Teeth: Part 2

Continued from Part 1  Eating And Drinking Tips Eating balanced meals with minimal snacks will help you control plaque formation and dental disease in your mouth. In particular, you should avoid sugary foods because that is what the bacteria in your mouth will latch onto. Healthy eating will improve your body and mind as a…

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Home Care Tips For Teeth: Part 1

In order to keep your smile looking its best, it is important for you to take proper care of your teeth at home. Your six month dental cleaning will remove packed-in plaque and tartar, but you should take precautions to ensure the buildup remains low. Before you let your teeth get out of control, follow…

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