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Fundamental Facts About Professional Teeth Cleaning

Most everyone these days realizes the importance of brushing and flossing when it comes to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Daily removal of cavity-causing bacteria is a concept that just about everyone understands, even if they have the occasional lapse in their dental care habits. It is important to realize that these daily routines are not, on their own, enough…

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Should You be Concerned about Gingivitis?

Gingivitis. You see that word splashed in large letters across your bottle of mouthwash. You hear the word boom from the voiceover on the mouthwash commercial. So, now you know you need mouthwash to prevent gingivitis, but what exactly is gingivitis? Should you be concerned? Yes, you should be concerned. Gingivitis is the initial stage of gum disease, when the…

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Toddlers and Tooth Brushing – How to Inspire Kids to Brush

As a parent, it’s your job to keep your kids’ mouths healthy. Finding an affordable dentist in Sweetwater is part of the solution, but routine dental care alone won’t guarantee a healthy smile. Proper oral hygiene to prevent the early onset of tooth decay is essential. If your kids kick and scream every time they see a toothbrush, you’ll have…

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Top 3 Techniques to Beat Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity can be caused by a number of things, but if you have always had it, it's important to focus on re-establishing the enamel and preventing any more damage. Here are a few tips to keep your sensitive teeth in check: 1. Choose your toothpaste wisely. Pick a toothpaste specially designed for sensitive teeth. These over-the-counter products contain ingredients…

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Check the Labels Before You Chew

If you can't go without chewing a stick of gum, make sure you check the safety seal to keep your pearly whites protected. While "sugarless" gums may sound like a winning choice for your teeth, many of these are actually loaded with natural sweeteners, and can do just as much damage as a piece of Fruit Stripe or Bazooka gum.…

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Is Your Toothbrush Making You Sick?

You use your toothbrush every day. It rids your mouth of all those tiny food particles that your saliva might have missed and keeps your smile bright and safe from tooth decay and enamel erosion. But, with all that brushing away bacteria, how can toothbrushes actually stay clean for weeks? According to some research, they don’t. While there may be…

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Feeling Serious Tooth Pain? You May Need a Root Canal

Two fateful words in the world of dental care can send any person running in the opposite direction, no matter what their age: root canal. Whether you've heard others' tales or you've experienced one yourself, you might have an idea of what these procedures are like, or think you may be in need of one soon. Essentially, a certain amount…

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Got Bad Breath? Here’s How To Fix It

Some people fear it, and millions suffer from it. Bad breath seems like a joke, but it can make you feel self-conscious and embarrassed and even get in the way of your social life. If you are one of the 40 million Americans who suffers from bad breath, clinically referred to as halitosis, there are a few things you can…

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Is Your Smile Aging You?

You can slather on all the anti-aging creams you want, but it's not just wrinkles that can make you look older – it's your smile, too. Straight, white teeth make an individual look young and healthy – it's no wonder so many celebrities get veneers and other dental work. So what can you do to make sure your smile stays…

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Follow rules of good brushing for best dental care

Something as simple as brushing one’s teeth shouldn’t need rules to follow. However, like most other things, there’s a right and a wrong way to do it. Dentists agree that observing certain rules gets the most out of this vital part of oral hygiene.Brushing first thing in the morning and before retiring for the night is the routine that most…

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