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Surprising Reasons Why You Should Smile More

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Unless something particularly funny or enjoyable is going on, you may not be inclined to smile that often. Plenty of research has been done in the area, and it turns out there are numerous benefits to smiling more frequently. If…

The Importance of Regular Dental Exams

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Do you actually go to the dentist twice as year, as many dental professional recommend? If not, you should really be scheduling routine dental exams often. There are numerous benefits, and you are putting your oral health at risk by…

Teaching Children About Oral Health

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Oral hygiene is important for people of all ages. Young children, in particular, can benefit from good oral health habits. Setting good habits with your children can improve their overall health and prevent oral problems like cavities and gingivitis, so…

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…

How Athletes Can Keep Teeth Safe

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Everyone should practice good dental hygiene, but athletes face a very unique risk. Depending on the exact sport you play, your jaw or face may be at risk of experiencing injury where your teeth could break or become dislodged entirely,…

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…

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…