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Super Bowl Foods that are Good for your Teeth

The golden Super Bowl will be held on Sunday, February 7th to determine the champion of the 2015 NFL season. As always, millions will gather with friends in front of the biggest TV screen they can find and watch the big game. While you’re enjoying the game, you can still protect … Read More

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Common Mistakes People Make with Dentures

If you’ve recently been fitted with dentures, you may be thinking that you don’t have to take care of them as much as your natural teeth. The truth is, it’s important to maintain great oral care practices as you transition into having them. With great oral care, your dentures can … Read More

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What Hard Candy Does to your Teeth

While Lifesavers and Jolly Ranchers are wildly popular among kids (and perhaps adults, as well), they’re not so popular among parents and dentists. That’s because hard candy can cause some pretty serious damage to teeth. Here’s a deeper look at the dangers of this type of sweet treat. Cavities Because … Read More

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Root Canals, and How you Can Possibly Avoid Them!

Probably two of the most greatly feared words you can hear at the dentist are “root canal.” They’ve definitely earned a reputation for being a painful procedure, although most patients report afterwards that the procedure is no more uncomfortable than getting a filling. The unfair reputation this procedure has received … Read More

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Spring Break Travel Tips for your Dental Health

Vacations are a great way to leave it all behind for a little while. It’s also easy for some people to take a vacation from their oral health habits, which can be dangerous. Long car rides or busy airports can prevent us from maintaining good care of our teeth and … Read More

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Best lip balms for healthy lips

Valentine’s Day is coming, and on top of making the dinner reservations and planning the perfect evening, you want to make sure you’re ready when you and your significant someone start getting closer, and that your lips and mouth are in great shape. Although we’re fortunate to enjoy mild winters … Read More

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5 Things More Tedious Than Flossing

Have you ever finished brushing your teeth and thought, “Oh, I’ll just floss tomorrow night”? Perhaps the logic was that you could skip a night … or two … which eventually becomes a habit. It’s not long before a simple case of neglect is reinforced into a bad habit.  Is … Read More

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