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3 Reasons to Have Your Teeth Whitened by a Professional

3 Reasons to Have Your Teeth Whitened by a Professional

Practically everyone would love to have a longer-lasting, whiter smile. The benefits of doing so are many, from simply boosting your self-esteem to improving your job prospects.

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Is it Normal to Talk in Your Sleep?

Is it Normal to Talk in Your Sleep?

Sleep talking is a sleep disorder in which a person talks in their sleep, including dialogues, monologues, or downright gibberish, and sometimes without even being aware of the occurrence. Sleep talking occurs spontaneously.

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What People Will Do To Get Their Missing Teeth Back

What People Will Do To Get Their Missing Teeth Back

The slogan, “Take a bite out of crime,” was all too familiar with the police force of a small Pennsylvania town, when a woman resorted to robbing a bank for money that she claimed she would later use to buy herself dentures.

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3 Easy Steps to a Pain Free Root Canal

3 Easy Steps to a Pain Free Root Canal

Root canals tend to get a bad reputation. Most people believe that having a root canal causes a lot of pain, but this is quite a misconception.

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Is An Oral Cancer Test Really Necessary?

Is An Oral Cancer Test Really Necessary?

Oral cancer has long since been linked to tobacco use and heavy consumption of alcohol, until recently. In the last few years, reports have linked Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease, to the development of oral cancer.

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Snoring

Snoring

Snoring can be a disruption while trying to sleep, for both you and your partner. Did you know that snoring could kill you and your partner?

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5 Tips to Make Halloween Candy Less Scary to Your Teeth

5 Tips to Make Halloween Candy Less Scary to Your Teeth

Everyone’s favorite ghoul-ridden, candy-corn-crazed holiday is upon us, and perhaps no one is as terrified about the aftermath as your dentist! That’s because candy corn—along with the other various goodies your child (or you…hey, we don’t judge!) will receive in his or her candy bag this year is practically pure sugar.

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The Link Between Your Gums And Your Weight

The Link Between Your Gums And Your Weight

Many people do not realize the effect their oral health has on the rest of their body. Studies have proven a link between periodontal (gum) disease and an increased risk of many health-related disease including heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Now, researchers are discovering how your weight can also affect your gums.

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4 Best Dental Practices to Prevent and Treat Gum Disease

4 Best Dental Practices to Prevent and Treat Gum Disease

Gum disease is far too common among people who slack on proper routine oral care. The severity of gum disease varies, and it can result in anything from a simple fix that you can knock out at home to having painful surgery.

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3 Important Dental Tips to Remember During Pregnancy

3 Important Dental Tips to Remember During Pregnancy

Most women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant want to have a game plan for the transformation of their body, their health, and their child’s health.

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4 Tips to Make Your Dentist Thankful This Thanksgiving

4 Tips to Make Your Dentist Thankful This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to be thankful, spend time with loved ones, and eat a lot of food. Much of our traditional Thanksgiving food—like stuffing, pecan or pumpkin pie, and mashed potatoes—are delicious, but they are full of sugars and carbohydrates!

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Oral Care While Pregnant

Oral Care While Pregnant

Pregnant women need oral health care, according to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Hormonal fluctuations during pregnancy can cause a bout of gingivitis or worse, gum disease.

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5 New Years Resolutions for Healthier Teeth

5 New Years Resolutions for Healthier Teeth

The New Year is fast approaching and you may be considering a few New Years resolutions. For many, these usually include losing weight, making more money, or buying a new car. It is important to make sure you set new goals for a healthier lifestyle, and that also includes goals for your mouth.

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5 Tips to Treat Sensitive Teeth

5 Tips to Treat Sensitive Teeth

If you’ve ever felt like your teeth are more sensitive than they should be, then you know how annoying and painful it can be. Hot or colds drinks and foods can cause your teeth to sting and throb. Even your breath or the wind can irritate them!

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Is Permanent Whitening for Me?

Is Permanent Whitening for Me?

If your teeth appear stained, often traditional in-office whitening treatments are the best option to remedy a dingy smile, but that is where it stops. Whitening treatments only change the color of your teeth. If you have multiple cosmetic flaws, including stained teeth, a more permanent option may be a better solution.

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6 Tips to Help Stop Teeth Grinding

6 Tips to Help Stop Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding usually occurs while a person sleeps and can be caused by stress, sleep disorders and certain health conditions. It may seem like a harmless habit, but it can destroy your teeth’s enamel, cause headaches, and cause your jaw joints and muscles to ache.

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Why Should I Go To The Dentist?

Why Should I Go To The Dentist?

Routine dental cleanings and exams are more important for your health than you realize. Even with the best at-home oral hygiene habits, our teeth and gums require a little help from the dentist and dental hygienist.

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5 Tips to Help you Floss Correctly

5 Tips to Help you Floss Correctly

Keeping proper dental practices includes brushing at least twice a day and flossing after you eat. Flossing is extremely important since it can remove food that can get stuck between your teeth. If you do floss regularly but still have problems with your gums, then you may not be doing the job right.

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Kids, the Connection Between Their Diet and Cavities

Kids, the Connection Between Their Diet and Cavities

A child’s diet greatly contributes to their oral health, and whether they will develop cavities or experience early tooth loss due to dental caries (cavities). Instilling healthy eating habits early on will help ensure your child experiences an overall healthy well-being, as well as a healthy smile for life.

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How Often Should I Visit the Dentist?

How Often Should I Visit the Dentist?

It is no surprise that visiting the dentist regularly for cleanings and check-ups help keep your teeth, mouth and gums healthy. In fact, the American Dental Association recommends people visit the dentist for checkups and cleanings at least once every six months. Unfortunately, many people fail to meet this recommendation of routine dental visits.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Mouth Healthy After Dental Implant Surgery

5 Tips to Keep Your Mouth Healthy After Dental Implant Surgery

Nobody wants to lose a tooth, but life doesn’t always give us everything we want. If your mouth is one or more tooth shy of a full set, you’ve probably considered dental implants.

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