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How brushing your teeth could be affecting your sleep

This might sound contradictory, but stay with us: we always tell our patients that they should pay attention when they brush their teeth. That means making sure you brush for at least two minutes twice a day and don’t do other distracting things, such as walking around the house or using your smartphone. To do […]

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

The benefits of having healthy teeth are more than smile deep. Research has found links between poor oral health and problems for many other parts of the body, including the brain and heart. So here are five of the latest tips for taking care of your teeth and gums that could be good for the […]

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Careful, Or You Might Catch A Cavity

You might not know this, and even after you hear it, you might not believe it: Cavities can be just like the flu. If that sounds impossible, this could better explain it: cavity-causing bacteria can be passed from person to person, the same way a cold or the flu passes from one person to another. […]

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Dental Bonding Can Help Your Smile Look New Again

Bonding is a process designed to repair various types of teeth damage, improving and restoring their appearance. The treatment can be an affordable solution for: Stained teeth Broken teeth Chipped teeth Gap in teeth Other minor cosmetic dentistry issues Bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure The dentist applies a tooth-colored composite material to your damaged […]

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The Seven Things Your Dentist Wishes You Wouldn’t Eat

Next time you’re getting a cavity filled, your mind might wander to ways you can avoid the treatment in the future, including changing your diet. Here’s what your dentist has to say about that. For healthier teeth and cavity prevention, beware these seven items 1.) Citrus juice and fruits The citric acid in oranges, grapefruit, […]

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These five common items could be hurting your teeth

Some dental “don’s” are obvious – don’t skip brushing, don’t skip flossing, don’t skip your regular dental exams. But there are some things we put between our teeth and in our mouths that can cause a lot of damage over time. Here are some items that need to stay out of your mouth altogether if […]

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Gum disease may cause rheumatoid arthritis

The bad news about the bacteria that causes gum disease just keeps getting worse. New research indicates that it may trigger the joint inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In fact, scientists think this recent study may have brought them closer than ever to uncovering the root cause of RA, and it could be in your […]

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Brushing 50% of the time is 100% percent not ok

Bacteria is everywhere, some of it bad and some of it good. But when it comes to the kind of bacteria that thrives on food that’s on and between your teeth after you eat, that’s definitely the bad kind. And it multiplies really fast. So if you’re one of the many Americans who admit that […]

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