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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 …

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Misconceptions About Visiting the Dentist

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People Often Create Opinions About Dentists Off of Misconceptions Dentists have grown to become very polarizing figures in modern day society. Taking trips to the dentist is often depicted as a frightful experience in many TV shows and movies. Dentists are often given a bad reputation without much of their own doing. However, most of the depictions are actually creating …

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How Smoking Affects Your Mouth

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Smoking’s Effect On Your Mouth Should Not Be Overlooked Smoking’s effect in developing cardiovascular disease and lung cancer has become well documented over the years. However, how smoking affects your mouth is a much less talked about issue, yet one that is just as serious. The effect smoking has on your mouth has become an increasingly popular topic over the …

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What Causes Chronic Bad Breath?

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Halitosis is the Medical Condition for Bad Breath Bad breath can be the cause of embarrassment and anxiety for many people. Our senses often get used to the scents coming from our bodies, so it can be hard for you to recognize if your breath does, in fact, smell bad. Sometimes the best way to tell if you have bad …

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How Long Does It Take to Straighten Teeth with Invisalign?

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Invisalign Treatment Varies from Case to Case For those in the world with crooked teeth, there is finally a successful alternative to braces. Invisalign continues to grow in popularity as people all over the world praise these aligners for their comfort and near invisibility. They present a more aesthetically pleasing option as opposed to braces. However, many have questioned how …

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Foods that Promote a Healthy Smile

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A Healthy Diet is as Important to Your Teeth as Your Body It is commonly known that a good diet can go a long way in improving the overall health of your body. However, what you eat also plays quite a large role in the health of your teeth as well. There are plenty of foods that promote a healthy …

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Recognizing Oral Health Issues

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Your Oral Health is Connected to Your Overall Health Taking care of your oral hygiene and health should be a regular part of anyone’s daily routine. Many people do not truly grasp how important maintaining your oral health truly is. The health of your mouth plays an essential role in your overall health and well-being. If you don’t take the …

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Preventing Oral Cancer

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Oral Cancer Can Drastically Affect Your Life When it comes to managing your oral health, the majority of people focus their attention on eliminating bad breath, improving the whiteness of their teeth, or preventing cavities. While all of these are important to focus on, they are not the only issues that need attention. Oral cancer is a very real and …

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How to Prevent Cavities from Forming

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Cavities are One of the Greatest Dangers for Your Teeth From the moment our teeth start growing in, we are told to take extremely good care of them. After all, our teeth are vital to our overall health. They help us eat by breaking down food. They can also be a point of pride for many as a good smile …

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Gingivitis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

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Proper Oral Hygiene Can Prevent Gingivitis. Maintaining proper oral hygiene is easy and should be practiced by everyone. It is as simple as brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily. When these practices are not done or done improperly, your oral hygiene and teeth suffer. Your mouth can develop bad breath, your teeth can develop cavities, and your …

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Make Your Dream Smile A Reality with Cosmetic Dentistry

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Veneers transform your smile For many people, your smiles are often the first things people notice about you. They can begin to form opinions and make first impressions about you based purely on your smile. Teeth play a large role in making an impression on others. While it isn’t always the best to form opinions based on aesthetics, many people …

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5 Surprising Facts of Chewing Gum

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While you may have been scolded as a child for chewing gum, perhaps in school or by your orthodontist caring for your braces, you likely have never been taught the surprising benefits of chewing gum. While sugary bubble gum, candy gum, and any gum, while you have metal braces, should be avoided, sugar-free gum actually has some surprising health benefits. …

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Foods That Stain Your Teeth

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As we grow older, we notice that our teeth become less white and bright as they were when we were young. It is important to ensure that you are taking care of your smile to avoid oral problems, especially that of tooth decay and gum disease. While keeping your mouth healthy is of utmost importance, naturally, we also are concerned …

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The Effects of Sugar on Your Teeth

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While you have probably heard several times how bad sugar is for your health, it is likely that you don’t truly understand just how negative the effects of sugar are, especially on your teeth. In fact, sugar is the number one cause of tooth decay in people who practice normal daily oral care. So, if you are aiming for oral …

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Facts About Gum Disease

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Did you know that over 80% of the adult population experience some variation or level of gum disease? With periodontal disease, or gum disease, being so common and risky, it is extremely important to have a good understanding of the condition yet many people do not. What is gum disease? Periodontal diseases affect the gums and surrounding tissues of the …

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

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Dental X-rays are a common and extremely useful tool that allows dentists to see parts of the mouth he could not see otherwise. Without X-rays, various damages and diseases that cannot be seen in a normal dental exam would go unnoticed and potentially cause much more harm and permanent damage than if the problem was caught earlier on by a …

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How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

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Having bad breath every so often, in the mornings or after a garlic-filled meal is normal. However, for those who suffer from bad breath throughout their day, it can be embarrassing and affect your day-to-day activities. There are various reasons behind bad breath, and understanding them can help you conquer them. Keep reading to learn more about what causes bad …

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The Importance of Flossing Your Teeth

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Many people underestimate the immense importance of oral care, and especially, flossing. Your oral care isn’t just about the health of your mouth, but the health of your entire body. Multiple studies have shown links between the two. Flossing seems to be a hassle, an extra to-do on their list, and when it doesn’t seem like a must, but it …