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Your Teeth and Self-Esteem

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Your Teeth and Self-Esteem are Connected Your smile is one of the first things anybody notices about you. A good smile can be welcoming and encourage people to trust you more. However, not everyone loves their smile. Some people may have crooked teeth, discolored teeth, or an overbite, or they are not confident in the way their smile looks. Unfortunately, …

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What to Expect During a Dental Exam?

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Dental Exams Are Crucial to Your Oral Health Dentists and other oral care experts recommend that you regularly visit your dentist for a routine dental exam, at least once every six months or twice a year. These exams play a pivotal role in ensuring that your mouth is healthy and devoid of any harmful conditions. Many oral health conditions exist …

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What You Should Know About Dentures

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Dentures Provide Wearers With Many Benefits While your teeth are extremely strong parts of your body, they are not indestructible. If you do not properly take care of them by brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing daily, and regularly visiting your dentist every six months for a dental exam, they can begin to rot and fall out. Even if …

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What Do Bloody Gums Mean?

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Bloody Gums are Often a Sign of a Larger Issue Caring for your teeth and practicing proper oral hygiene is crucial to the overall health of your teeth, gums, and mouth. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing daily are two ways to keep your mouth healthy. Whenever you do not take proper care of your oral …

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What is a Dental Emergency?

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Dental Emergencies Should Be Treated Immediately Dentists and other dental care experts have dedicated their lives to keeping your teeth and mouth healthy and clean. Like other healthcare experts, dentists have spent years learning as much about teeth and oral hygiene to prepare them for treating patients. These highly educated and well-versed individuals offer dental care services, such as dental …

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COVID-19 and Dentists

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COVID-19 Has Impacted Dentists, As Well The world is facing an unprecedented threat, unlike anything we have seen in modern times. Within our great state of Texas and the United States to countries all across the globe, millions of lives are being impacted by the emergence of a brand-new novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. COVID-19 first surfaced in December 2019 …

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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 …