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How Do Braces Work

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Braces Do Wonders for Your Teeth Your smile is one of the very first things about you that other people notice. It can go a long way in creating a good first impression. However, not everyone has the benefit of having perfect teeth. Often, many people’s teeth grow in crooked, or they sometimes have a misaligned bite, such as an …

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National Dentist’s Day – March 6th

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Take Some Time to Celebrate Your Dentist! Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you! It is one of the focal points of your face. A wide, bright smile can be a welcoming and comforting sight for almost anyone. Your smile is not only important to you but to your dentist, as well. They dedicate their …

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How Your Teeth Affect How You Talk

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Your Teeth Impact How You Talk Humans are the most intelligent animals on the face of the Earth. Not only that, but we are also one of the most social beings on the planet. We strive for interpersonal communication between one another. Humans look for various ways to communicate, and human speech is the most vital aspect of all human …

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

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Your Children’s Oral Health Must Be a Priority No matter the time of the year, dental hygiene should always be an important part of any family’s home. From parents to children, everyone should engage in proper oral hygiene. We’ve talked ad nauseam about the importance of brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing at least once daily. By engaging …

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How to Maximize Your Insurance Benefits in 2020

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Insurance Benefits Play a Large Role in the Health of Your Mouth Having a beautiful smile is priceless. However, you can’t have a great smile without putting in the effort needed to take care of your teeth. This involves brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing daily. Additionally, one of the best ways to ensure the overall …

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Types of Teeth and What They Do

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There are 32 Teeth in the Adult Mouth While everyone on Earth has a mouth full of teeth, no one tends to give them much thought. Yes, they are aware that they must properly engage in good oral hygiene in order to prevent the development of oral diseases, but no one, outside of dental care professionals, really stops and thinks …

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Why are Dental X-Rays So Important?

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X-rays Help Dentists Detect Hidden Issues Taking care of your oral health should be a priority for everyone. Even if you have never had any issues with your teeth, you should take the appropriate steps to ensure your teeth remain in good shape. You can do this by engaging in proper oral hygiene habits, such as brushing your teeth twice …

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What to Do Following a Tooth Break

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Broken Teeth Can Be Incredibly Painful Your teeth are incredibly important parts of your body. After all, they are what allow you to properly break up food to make it easier for your body to digest them. While your teeth are extremely tough and are capable of many things, they aren’t invulnerable. Unfortunately, they are just as susceptible to injury …

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National Flossing Day

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Flossing is Important for Your Oral Health From the moment your teeth first started popping up in your mouth, you have probably been told time and time again about the importance of flossing. While you should brush your teeth at least twice a day, it is also advised you floss your teeth daily. How many times have you gone into …

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How to Ease Dental Anxiety

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Dental Anxiety Often Keeps People Away From The Dentist Your oral and dental hygiene should be just as much of a priority as your overall health. The health of your mouth is connected to other health complications in your body, such as heart disease and lung infections. If you don’t take proper care of your mouth, you may put the …

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month

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Good Dental Hygiene Helps Your Entire Body As you grow up, you are likely to have been told time and time again about the importance of dental hygiene. From the moment your teeth first grow in, you have more than likely been taught how to properly keep your teeth and mouth clean. Hopefully, you have been going to your dentist …

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What Your Tongue Says About Your Health

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Your Tongue is a Good Indicator of Health Your mouth is an extremely complex part of your body with many working parts. While your teeth and gums receive a great deal of attention, your tongue is equally as important. After all, it’s the organ that allows you to speak, eat, and taste all the wonderful flavors your food has to …

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Tips to Living with Braces

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Braces Affect Many Things in You Life, Such as Eating Growing up, many children learn to hate the dentist. There is a stigma against them, with many having misconceptions and thinking a dentist visit is painful. One of the causes for this may be braces. Children go to visit their dentist only to find out their teeth need correction. Wearing …

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Sports and Teeth Injuries

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Sports and Teeth Injuries Often Go Hand-In-Hand Playing sports is a part of growing up. Most people have played at least one sport throughout their life. However, while playing sports offers a chance to stay active, try new things, and work on social skills, it also comes with risks. Injuries in sports are almost commonplace. Your teeth and mouth are …

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August 22nd: National Tooth Fairy Day

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The Tooth Fairy is an Important Part of Growing Up Losing your baby teeth is an important part of growing up. For many young children, losing their baby teeth can be a traumatic and painful experience. There are many things that parents can do to help ease these moments. One of the most popular ways to comfort their children when …

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What to Do When Your Baby is Teething

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Teething Babies Often Experience Pain and Discomfort Having a baby is an exciting time for parents. They get to experience a world of new moments and opportunities. Many of a baby’s firsts are moments to be adored, such as their first word, first steps, and first tooth. Unlike the first two, when a baby grows their first tooth, it can …

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What is a Root Canal?

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Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Tooth & Surrounding Tissue The field of dental care often gets a bad reputation because of portrayals in many different media. Visits to the dentists are shown as painful and all-around bad experiences. It doesn’t matter what treatment is shown. One of the treatments with the worst reputation out of all of them is …

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July 18th: Dental Awareness Day

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Being Aware of Proper Dental Care Can Lead to Countless Benefits Throughout the year, there are countless days on the calendar that are set up in celebration of or in awareness of certain causes and traditions. For those in the world of dentistry, July 18th marks Dental Awareness Day. This is a time for dentists, oral hygienists, and others in …

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Wisdom Teeth: What are They?

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Wisdom Teeth Have Lost Their Purpose as Humans Have Evolved As we grow older, teeth begin to grow in. In early adolescence, our incisors emerge, and canines, premolars, and molars swiftly follow. From infancy to adolescence, we grow our first set of teeth, lose them, then an entirely new set replaces them. Each set of teeth has a purpose. The …