Category: Dental News

Category: Dental News

Dec
21

The holidays are for family, friends, and fun. However, even when you are having a good time, it is important to still keep your dental health in mind.  This way, you can start the new year with healthy teeth and gums! Consider these dental tips during this holiday season. Make Home Dental Care a Priority …

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Dec
12

How soft drinks hurt your teeth If you’re like up to half of the American population, you may have had a sugary drink today — and there’s a good chance it was soda. Drinking high-sugar soft drinks is most commonly associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and weight gain. But sodas can also have ill effects on your smile, …

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Nov
23

We break down which ones really work—and which ones aren’t worth your time. LEAST EFFECTIVE: MOUTHWASH Nope, this one won’t help lift stains—but you should still gargle to protect against bacteria buildup. Just pick one that’s clear and free of alcohol—colored ones could eventually discolor your teeth, and alcohol can dry out your mouth and …

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Oct
06

What Can You Do? Gum disease is preventable. Here are a few ways you can help keep your gums healthy. 1. Floss. Floss at least once a day. This helps remove the plaque and food that is beyond your toothbrush’s reach, according to the ADA. It doesn’t matter when you floss: Do it at night, do …

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Sep
14

The process of filling cavities is a fairly simple and straightforward one that can be done right at your dentist’s office. Filling Cavities: What To Expect You should expect to be at your dentist’s office for around an hour. This gives him or her enough time to take x-rays if needed, talk to you about …

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Aug
29
Dental Insurance

Costs are Increasing The cost of dental care is of increasing concern for families, and a quick internet search will yield dozens of companies vying to sell you dental insurance at too-good-to-be-true prices. It’s important to understand these types of policies and especially their limitations. Whether you are thinking of purchasing insurance through your employer …

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Aug
17

Backpack? Check. Booster shots? Check. Teeth cleaning? Check! Regular dental visits are important year-round, but a back-to-school checkup is key in fighting the most common chronic disease found in school-age children: cavities. In fact, dental disease causes children to miss more than 51 million school hours each year. Prevention and early detection can help avoid pain, trouble eating, …

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