Oral Health

Oral health tips and preventative care.

Periodontal Disease and How to Prevent It

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Periodontal disease occurs when the plaque that adheres to your teeth is not effectively removed. Plaque forms when the bacteria within your mouth combines with mucus, creating a sticky and damaging substance that attaches itself to your teeth. Brushing and…

How Is Oral Health Defined?

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Everyone wants to have a healthy mouth and beautiful smile, but what exactly does it mean to have good oral health? Some individuals may think that a beautiful smile can be attributed to healthy teeth, but in some cases teeth…

Managing Children’s Anxiety at the Dentist

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Whether you specialize in pediatric dentistry or want to make sure your family practice is child-friendly, it’s important to have a wide repertoire of techniques at your disposal to calm children when they are having dental work done. You may…

Infant and Toddler Oral Health Basics

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If you are the parent of a baby or toddler and your family has successfully made it through the dreaded teething stage, you may be wondering what the next step is in terms of your child’s oral hygiene and care.…

How Does Mouthwash Work?

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You have probably heard that mouthwash is a valuable addition to any dental hygiene routine, but you may not understand why. Simply swishing a tingly liquid around in your mouth may not seem like a big deal, but new research…

Why Periodontal Health Is Important When Expecting

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Pregnancy is an exciting time full of expectations and preparations for a new little one. It is also a time when your body goes through countless changes, from top to bottom. Most mothers-to-be notice the most obvious changes, ranging from…

5 Tips to Prevent Sugar Overload this Halloween

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Trick-or-treating is the highlight of Halloween for most children, but excessive candy consumption can be harmful to a child’s dental and physical heath. Halloween doesn’t have to be a sugar-laden free-for-all. There are many ways to limit your child’s sugar…

The Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene

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Brushing and flossing regularly can keep your teeth and gums healthy and your smile bright, but good oral hygiene benefits more than just your mouth. When you take care of your teeth and gums, you’re taking care of your whole…