Category: Dental Hygiene

Top 5 Important Benefits of Dental Preventive Care

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever put off a trip to the dentist’s office. Almost everyone has done it, and it’s no question why. Dentist visits can be uncomfortable, and after all, are they really that important anyway? Preventive care is incredibly important when it comes to your oral health. Read on to discover why… Read more »

Is Teeth Whitening Safe? What You Need To Know

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Did you know that Americans spend almost $2 billion each year to keep their teeth white and smiles so bright? Our teeth suffer from habits like drinking coffee, wine, and smoking over time. It’s natural to want to spruce up your smile. And you may have asked the question, is teeth whitening safe? The good news… Read more »

The Facts About Fluoride

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There’s a lot of talk about fluoride in health-savvy circles, and much of that discussion is focused on the uses of fluoride as dental treatment and fluoridation in water. Questions along the lines of “should tap water contain fluoride?”, “How does fluoride affect our health?”, “are there long-term risks to fluoridation?” and “are dental fluoride… Read more »

Why Dental Check Ups Are So Important

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Going to the dentist probably isn’t your favorite thing. Dental checkups are a joke in popular culture, known as tedious, time-consuming, and uncomfortable experiences. And that’s unfortunate because those jokes are based on an outdated idea of what dentistry and dental care are. Most providers now work hard to ensure that their offices are comfortable,… Read more »

What are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?

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February is National Gum Disease Awareness month, so we are doing our part to draw attention to the issue. Fully 2/3s of Americans deal with gum disease at some point in their lives, making it one of the more common health issues facing us today. While common, gum disease is also often misunderstood. By learning… Read more »

Dental Hygiene and the Holidays

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After a long year, many of us are looking forward to the festive season. This is a magical time, with so many different holidays and celebrations spanning December and into January. With all the fun events going on and so much joy in the air, it’s easy to let ‘real-life’ slip away for a while.… Read more »