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How Sweets Can Harm Your Teeth

Establishing and maintaining good health is often about finding balance. It’s easy to assume that if one always consumes healthy, nutritious foods and never consumes unhealthy foods, one will be healthy. That said, even our doctors will usually admit that a small amount of “treats” on an occasional basis is acceptable and won’t have extensive, harmful effects on our health. …

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Why Saliva is Important to Your Oral Health

Considering how many times your dentist has spoken with you on the subject, chances are that you understand the basic idea of what good oral health means–a mouth that has optimal structure and function, is free from disease, and is comfortable and pleasant-looking. You may even understand some of the critical components to establishing and maintaining good oral health, starting …

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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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Signs That Your Oral Health is in Trouble

Your oral health and comfort is a critical component of your overall health and comfort. This is why it is so important for you to take the time to develop and maintain good oral hygiene habits, including daily brushing and flossing and twice yearly dental examinations and cleanings. However, even rigorous oral hygiene habits and preventative care may not protect …