Gingivitis and How To Prevent It

Gingivitis is one of those medical terms that most people are only partially familiar with. They know it has to do with their gums, but they don’t know what it really is or the harm it can do to their health. Though it’s a funny word, gingivitis is actually pretty easy to understand and—more importantly—prevent. […]

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Regular Dental Cleaning: Why They Are Essential for Oral Health

Many people brush their teeth once or twice a day, floss when they remember to, and generally think their teeth are okay if they don’t experience any pain. However, simple at-home care is not enough to keep your teeth in optimal shape. Regular checkups with your dentist as well as regular cleanings are an important […]

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Dentist Fear

EASING FEAR OF DENTAL VISITS Visiting the dentist is not on most people’s Top 10 list of fun activities, and television and film have not always painted dentists in the most flattering light (think of the dentist in Little Shop of Horrors, for example). But most dentists are, in fact, humane, compassionate, and as eager […]

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Teeth Whitened

Professional Teeth Whitening – The Basics Teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental procedure in the United States. Although there are no therapeutic benefits to the procedure, it is highly effective at making people’s teeth brighter. It is also inexpensive and generally painless. Deciding to have it done is, therefore, a matter of choice. […]

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Flossing

Here’s How to Floss Like a Boss Proper flossing technique is an essential but sometimes overlooked component of oral health. Many people simply never establish the habit of flossing daily, or they may be flossing incorrectly. A study by Duong T. Nguyen, a medical epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control, found that only 30 […]

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