Category Archives: Tips for Dental Care

Dental Flossing Can Reduce Future Dental Costs

Dollar Stretcher, a dentist says that dental floss is “one of the best dental products you can buy,” aside from fluoride toothpaste and a good toothbrush. Dental floss removes bacteria that brushing cannot reach, which can save future dental costs … Continue reading

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Cavities

Cavities, or tooth decay, is the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens and adults. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, constantly forms on your teeth. When … Continue reading

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Diabetes and your dental health

Did you know that diabetes affects an estimated 25 million children and adults in the United States?  Studies show diabetics are more susceptible to the development of oral infections and periodontal or gum disease than those who do not have … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Smile Young

             Your mouth is more than just a pretty smile. It’s also a gateway to your overall health. Keeping that gateway clean may keep you healthier longer — and looking younger.             “Just as white, straight teeth convey youth, a … Continue reading

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Tips for Dental Emergencies

Broken Tooth? If your tooth breaks, the first thing you should do is contact your dentist immediately. You should also clean your mouth out by rinsing thoroughly with warm water. Apply a cold compress to the area to minimize any … Continue reading

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