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Dental Tips While Traveling: How To Keep Your Teeth Clean Both Near And Far 

July 16th 2018

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With summer upon us, everyone is gearing up for new traveling adventures. With all the excitement of a new vacation, it can be easy to forget about the day to day. This is no less true when it comes to dental care. Proper dental care is an essential part of good overall health. Before any trip make sure to brush up on your Dental Care Basics. Then take these traveler specific dental tips with you on your next globetrotting adventure. 

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Bad Breath Home Remedies

July 11th 2018

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Bad breath, also commonly known as halitosis, is socially unacceptable and humiliating because it leads to low self-esteem. Some of the causes of bad breath include medical conditions, dry mouth, gum diseases, alcoholism, smoking, and eating odorless foods. For instance, if you fail to brush your teeth, bacteria will accumulate in your mouth, creating bad breath. Therefore, to avoid this embarrassing condition, it is advisable to maintain oral health. This guide provides multiple bad breath remedies that you can use in your home. 

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How To Maintain Healthy Gums

June 3rd 2018

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Many people do what they can to prevent cavities, but have you considered your gums lately? Your gums are what serve to help support your teeth, so it is critical to keep them healthy. Symptoms, such as swelling, pain or bleeding, may indicate an underlying disease of the gums. If left untreated, the gums may become damaged, and eventually, affect the health of your teeth.

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The Benefits Of Small Dental Offices

May 23rd 2018

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Large or small, everyone needs a dentist. Large dental practices are great at pushing through tons of patients, but do they provide the personal care you’re hoping for? While there are some advantages to “big dentistry”, smaller offices present some intriguing benefits that should be considered. So, when it comes to small dentistry, what are you getting?

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How Often Should You Visit The Dentist

May 16th 2018

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If you ask most people about visiting the dentist, they will likely cringe at the thought. It is estimated that up to 40 million Americans are afraid of the dentist. This means a large percentage of the population may be avoiding taking steps to ensure good oral health. While what you do at home to care for your teeth has a great impact on your oral health, it’s still very important to schedule visits to the dentist.

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Curbing Dental Anxiety

May 16th 2018

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Anxiety is something we all deal with to a varying degree. For some, visiting the dentist is a simple, noninvasive experience and for others…it’s phobic. As dentists and hygienists, it’s our job to make sure that anyone, wherever you land on the anxiety spectrum, gets the care they need with the comfort they deserve.

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Back To The Basics: Timeless Dental Habits

April 29th 2018

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Dental Care: The Fundamentals

Basic dental care can keep you and your mouth in the best of health. Every day when you brush your teeth properly, what you're actually doing is preventative care. By taking a small step twice daily, you're preventing bigger issues with gums, teeth and bones. Preventative dentistry also includes practices like getting your teeth cleaned at least twice per year.

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5 Common Symptoms Of Cavities

April 21st 2018

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In a perfect world, good oral hygiene would be enough to stave off cavities. Unfortunately, even people who brush and floss regularly are at risk for cavities and tooth decay. It's important that people know how to recognize the symptoms of cavities, so that they can receive the proper treatment before the damage spreads. Here are a few of the most common symptoms of cavities.

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What Causes Tooth Pain?

April 21st 2018

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No matter how careful you are with your oral health, most people experience the dull ache of a toothache at some point in their lives. When you experience a toothache, it doesn't always mean a cavity. There are several issues that can cause tooth pain ranging from a damaged filling and temporary tooth sensitivity to gum disease and even sinus infection. Here are some of the most common causes of tooth pain and what you can do to feel better until you can see the dentist.

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How To Heal A Canker Sore

April 17th 2018

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Have you ever wondered about canker sores? Maybe you don’t know what’s been causing them, but you’re sure there’s a reason for them. The truth is, the unsightly ulcers can show up in your mouth or on your lips for a number of reasons. Below are the more common causes for canker sores and some ideas of what you can do to treat them.

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What Do Gums...do?

March 27th 2018

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Whenever we think of oral health and hygiene, we tend to think of our teeth straight away. What about our gums, though? Unfortunately, many of us don’t know nearly as much as we should about them. Here are some interesting facts about gums and the steps we can take to properly care for them.

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Altitude And Teeth: What To Know

March 25th 2018

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Did you notice on your last flight that you had a toothache? Or, do you live in an area that is higher in altitude than the rest of the country, such as Colorado, and have had a recurring toothache? It could be that your tooth problem is due to altitude issues, or barodontalgia.

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How exactly do dental implants work?

March 22nd 2017

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Dental implants work by replacing the foundation, your roots, and giving replacement teeth something to connect with to ensure that they stay in your mouth. Dental implants are typically used when people have missing teeth, need additional denture support, or have a failed root canal and need another option.

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Time to talk about dental insurance

November 17th 2017

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2017 is almost over, and that means it’s time to talk about dental insurance. Most dental plans don’t let the benefits roll over into the next year if they go unused. If you haven’t yet taken advantage of all your benefits, then now is the time to do so!

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The Bare Bones Of Gum Recession

November 2nd 2017

No one looks forward to getting “long in the tooth” because of gum recession. However, while tooth length might be an accurate yardstick for judging the age of a horse, age is not the culprit behind receding gums in humans. Gum recession is simply such a gradual process that it can take decades before the effects are noticeable.

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The content on this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.

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