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How To Take The Pain Out Of Dental Visits

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Trips to the dentist aren’t always something to dread. Obviously, some people are just so terrified of the sound of a dentist drill that they start to perspire as soon as they hear it. But dentists have become more and more patient-friendly. That is, they are more focused on delivering pleasant and painless service to their customers. But whenever you are in the dentist chair, you need to make sure you speak up for yourself. Read More»

How To Help Your Kids Develop Good Oral Care Habits

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Young children only know what they are taught, and even so, many young kids tend to be very independent in their thinking. Because of this, kids do not always understand the importance of good oral care habits, yet developing good habits is vital for the health of their teeth. If you want to instill good habits in your children, here are several ways you can do that. Set a good example for them Read More»

5 Reasons To Keep Up With Your Regular Dental Cleanings

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If you’re someone who doesn’t love medical appointments, you may be putting off your dental exams. Just like any other important medical appointment, it’s essential that you keep up with your dental cleanings and exams. They can help you better your dental life and avoid problems later on down the road. Keep reading to better understand why it’s important to keep up with regular dental cleanings. 1. Prevent Tooth Loss Read More»

3 Ways Ascorbic Acid Can Harm Dental Health

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If your diet meets the recommended daily allowance for vitamin C then you probably do not need to take ascorbic acid, or vitamin C supplements. If you take medications that inhibit the absorption of ascorbic acid or if you have certain health conditions, your ascorbic acid levels may become depleted.  In these instances, your health care provider may recommend that you take a vitamin C or ascorbic acid supplement. While ascorbic acid is essential to your health, taking large doses may have negative effects of your oral health. Read More»

The Choices Available In Teen Braces

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The teen years are the ideal time for a child to wear braces. Most of their teeth are in by then and their bones are growing and changing so adjusting teeth is still easy. However, the teen years are also when your child is self-conscious about his or her appearance and may resent wearing braces. There are different options in braces that you can discuss with your child’s dentist. Here’s a look at what the dentist might recommend. Read More»

5 Signs You Need Your Dentures Adjusted

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When you buy well-made, properly fitted dentures, they can last for decades – and maybe even the rest of your life. Unfortunately, your mouth shape may change, and dentures do also go through wear and tear. As a result, you may need to have your dentures adjusted or repaired from time to time. Here are five signs it’s time to make an appointment with the denture repair specialist. 1. Your dentures wiggle as you chew Read More»

Maintaining Your Perfect Smile: Why You'll Need To Wear A Retainer

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After wearing braces for several years, they may be coming off for good, and that means you’ll get to show off your new smile with straight teeth. However, if you want to preserve your straight smile for the rest of your life, you’ll need to make sure you’re wearing your retainer. You don’t have to wear the retainer all the time, but it’s something you should wear when you’re sleeping. Read More»

What You Should Know About Toothbrush Care

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While you may be well aware of the care that needs to go into brushing and flossing your teeth every day, do you know what you should be doing to take care of your toothbrush? If not, you may be making mistakes that can affect your oral health without you knowing about it. Here are a few tips to follow when it comes to toothbrush care. Don’t Seal Off The Toothbrush Read More»

What To Expect During Your Baby's First Dental Checkup

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Parenting a child can become overwhelming at times. From providing them with a healthy diet and proper medical care to ensuring they are happy at all times, it is easy to see the challenges. Unfortunately, many parents forget the importance of their child’s oral health. Even as a baby, proper steps should be taken to ensure the mouth, teeth, and gums are growing in the healthiest manner possible. Most experts recommend a first visit to the dentist by the age of 1 or at least 6 months after the first tooth erupts. Read More»

4 New Year's Resolutions For Your Oral Health

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You have started a brand new year, which means it is time to do things a little better than you did last year. Usually, when it comes to New Year’s resolutions, people tend to try to lead a healthier lifestyle. Rather than having your main goal as losing weight this year, why not switch things up and make your main goal to improve your oral health? In doing so, you will not just be promoting healthy teeth and a gorgeous smile, but you will also be contributing to your overall health. Read More»