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What’s Causing Your Teeth Grinding?

Do you ever wake up with a dull headache or sore jaw? It could be due to nighttime teeth grinding, also known as bruxism. Below, discover a few common causes of teeth grinding that affect millions of people worldwide!

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Dial Back Dental Anxiety

As dentists, it’s our job to make sure that your teeth remain healthy. And guess what? We love every second of helping you achieve the best in oral health. But what you might not know is that many patients just like yourself can feel anxious about coming in for a cleaning or treatment. If that […]

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Easy Ways to Ban Ban Breath for Good

Have you ever found yourself covering your mouth when you speak to others? If so, you may suffer from the dreaded “halitosis,” also known as bad breath. The good news—you’re not alone. In fact, this sometimes embarrassing condition is estimated to affect about 25% of people worldwide. While popping breath mints and swishing mouthwash can […]

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Foods That Can Whiten Your Teeth

With the growing trend of going “natural,” it’s no wonder that people are looking for new ways to incorporate more organic methods of living into their everyday lives—and whitening their teeth is no exception. Though visiting a dentist to brighten your pearly whites often brings the best results, check out a few foods that can […]

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The Truth Behind Baby Teeth

If you’re a parent, you’ve been through it before. When your child starts teething around six months of age, you know that it means sleepless nights, louder cries and lots of drool. But why exactly do we go through two sets of teeth in our lifetime? Our other bones grow as we do—why don’t our teeth, […]

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What’s That Pendulum in My Mouth?

Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and said “aaagh” to get a look at your throat? If you have, you would see a bell-like figure that hangs down at the back of your mouth. If you haven’t seen it, take a look, because it’s a fascinating structure! That elongated, hanging structure is […]

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Technologically Advanced Tooth Brushing

Have you noticed the wealth of options available in the toothbrush market? It’s not just about different colors or functions of the toothbrush head anymore! Instead, we’ve begun to see a tremendous amount of research comparing manual and electric toothbrushes. The Electric Vs. Manual Debate Investing in a quality electric toothbrush is shown to remove […]

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Different Teeth, Different Purposes

Our teeth are essential to chew food and allow our body to get the nutrients it needs to survive. When you think about it, it may seem strange that all your teeth aren’t the same shape, size or even color. Instead, each tooth has a unique contour and design to serve a specific type of […]

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The Practical Palate

When was the last time you gave much thought to the roof of your mouth? Probably when you painfully burn yourself with hot tea or coffee or felt a sharp object poke at it as you were chewing. The roof of your mouth is also known as your palate. You might have heard this term […]

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Why Aren’t We Born with Perfect Smiles?

How are your teeth growing in? Unfortunately, many of us face teeth that are crooked, overlap or are missing, often caused by factors outside of our control. One major factor in the alignment of your smile is the presence of a condition such as an overbite or underbite. In both cases, the upper and lower […]

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