Tag Archive for oral care

How to Choose the Best Toothbrush

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Oral hygiene is essential for your overall wellbeing, not just your oral health. In fact, gum disease is a major risk factor for developing certain dangerous health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. Brushing regularly is one of the…

4 Tips for Preventing Plaque Buildup

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Even with regular professional oral checkups and taking care of your teeth in between visits at home, bacteria still form in your mouth. Proteins and food byproducts mix to form a film on your teeth called dental plaque. Prevention Routine…

The Benefits of Using a Tongue Scraper

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You probably think that as long as you brush and floss every day your oral health should be fine. While brushing and flossing is critical for oral health, there are other actions you can take to ensure your teeth and…

How to Find a Good Pediatric Dentist

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Finding your child a dentist is something like hiring a lawyer – you don’t want to just pick one at random. That being said, it is recommended that kids see their first dentist when either their first tooth grows in…

2016 Goals for Your Teeth

2016 goals for your teeth

There are many worthwhile resolutions to set for the New Year, but if you have always set a goal to be healthier there is something you should know: good dental health can help with your overall health. You will thank…

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…

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.…