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Soft Vs. Hard: Which Toothbrush Should You Choose?

It might not be a question as old as time, but when it comes to whether or not patients should be using a toothbrush with hard or soft bristles, it’s certainly one we hear often. So, what’s the answer? Here’s how it breaks down! Picking Your Toothbrush Opting for a hard-bristled toothbrush can give your […]

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Natural Ways to Stop Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism, happens when a person grinds or clenches their teeth together—most of the time, it occurs at night without even realizing it. You may be dealing with bruxism if you’ve ever experienced the following symptoms: Sore teeth Earaches but no infection Lasting facial pain Tight jaw muscles A headache upon […]

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Should You Go To The Dentist When You’re Sick?

As our patient, you understand the importance of oral health and taking care of your teeth by visiting us for regular check-ups and cleans, which is why when you get sick, you might struggle with whether or not you should cancel or keep your appointment. Here are a few things to consider if you’ve fallen […]

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Is Your Life Too Sweet?

It’s something most people strive for—many may see living a “sweet life” as a compliment, but not if we’re talking about your teeth! With the over-consumption of sugary beverages running high across the world, it’s possible that your life can actually be too sweet. The Problem With Sugary Drinks We all know sugar isn’t great […]

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4 Ways to Give Your Old Toothbrush New Life

To keep your mouth healthy, it’s recommended that you swap out your toothbrush for a new one every three to four months. By the time a person turns 30, they’ll have “binned” well over 100 toothbrushes! And though most people simply toss their old toothbrush in the trash and never think of it again, there […]

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All About TMD

For some, it’s a feeling you know all too well. It can happen at any time of the day—suddenly, you try to open your mouth and your jaw feels stuck. This is just one of the many symptoms of a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), with others being: Tender jaw muscles Popping or clicking A jaw that […]

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How to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

When you’re sick, it’s easy to put your life on hold until you get better. But there are a few things to consider when it comes to caring for your teeth and mouth when a cold sets in. 1. Don’t share your toothbrush. Though it’s not recommended to share a toothbrush ever, it’s common practice […]

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How to Have Healthy Teeth for Life

Whether you want to avoid toothaches and discomfort, smile brilliantly or be able to chew well for proper nutrition, there are plenty of reasons to keep your teeth healthy for life. Here’s how your family can do it! 1. Eat smart. A healthy diet can affect more than just our waistline—in fact, it’s great for […]

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What Smoking Really Does to Your Teeth

We all have bad habits, though some do more harm for our health than others. Unfortunately, using cigarettes and tobacco is one of the most common unhealthy habits worldwide. And this fixation isn’t just bad for your lungs—it can wreak havoc on your teeth. Here’s how! The Damage Done Because smoking limits your mouth’s ability […]

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Canker Sores: Small Size, Big Pain

They’re small and unsightly white or yellow lesions that can erupt anywhere in the mouth. Canker sores, which are usually round or oval, can be a big pain, literally, for those who frequently suffer from them. Minor canker sores usually go away in a week or two, but bigger ones are often extremely painful and […]

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