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How Tobacco Affects Oral Health

Maintaining your oral health is far less difficult, time-consuming or expensive than restoring your oral health after something has adversely affected it. This is why your dentist invests as much time and effort in preventative dental procedures as is possible, and encourages you to do the same. Just as is the case with your general health, there are certain habits …

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5 Ways to a Beautiful Smile

A beautiful smile is just one of the many things that we most desire to achieve as regards our oral health and appearance, and for good reason. After all, your smile and your mouth are often the first things someone will notice about you and can subtly hint at your personality and confidence. Unfortunately, many individuals are embarrassed by their …

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Brushing or Flossing: Which Should Be Done First?

If there’s one thing you’ve heard from your dentist time and time again, it’s the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth every day. These dental hygiene habits help to ensure that harmful oral bacteria and leftover food particles are removed from your oral cavity before they have a chance to cause damage and other health problems. You have likely …

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How Coconut Oil Can Help Your Teeth

Coconut oil is harvested from mature coconuts and normally presents as a white, soft solid when cool or a clear liquid when warm. It has many different uses and health benefits, including: Stress relief. Coconut oil works wonderfully as a massage oil, relieving mental and muscle fatigue through its application and soothing one’s senses with its gentle, natural scent. Digestive …