Taking Control of Gingivitis: How to Prevent and Treat It

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Gingivitis is a common condition that affects the gums. Caused by plaque buildup along the gum line, gingivitis can lead to inflammation and redness. If left untreated, it can lead to periodontal disease, which can seriously affect your oral health. There are specific steps you can take to prevent and treat gingivitis. This blog post […]

Top 9 ways to maintain healthy teeth and gums.

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1) Brush your teeth twice a day One of the best ways to maintain healthy teeth and gums is to brush your teeth twice daily. Doing so helps to remove plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that can cause tooth decay and gum disease. Be sure to use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste, and […]

Can a Dentist Cure My Bad Breath?

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Bad breath is embarrassing, and those who have tried everything to eliminate it know this struggle all too well. Sometimes, no amount of brushing your teeth, flossing, or avoiding smelly foods helps. The first step to solving the problem is visiting your dentist for a regular checkup and cleaning. With help from professionals, they will […]

How You Can Prevent Periodontal Disease

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When you think about a healthy mouth, most of the time you think about how your teeth look. Are they straight? Is your smile bright? But oftentimes, it’s easy to forget the role the gums play. Even if you have great-looking teeth and you’re cavity-free, you are not immune to periodontal diseases. Pain is not […]

Common Dental Myths Debunked

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Today, we live in an age of information. It’s easier than ever to find advice and tips online concerning just about anything. But, is all that information reliable? Can you believe everything you read online? Especially when it comes to health concerns, it’s important to make sure any information we use to make decisions about […]

4 Tips to Help Your Child LOVE the Dentist

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Experts recommend that children have their first dental visit by age one, or when their first tooth is visible. From there, children may need as many as 10 dental visits before kindergarten! Since February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, we’re focusing on how a positive, early introduction to the dentist will set your child […]

How to Leave Your Favorite Dentist a Google+ Review

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Picture this: You just had the most amazing dental visit! The service was excellent, the staff was friendly, the dentist was incredibly talented, and the list goes on and on. You’re definitely feeling the love, and while you highly recommend your dentist to others in conversation, have you ever considered leaving your dentist a Google+ […]

Flossing: Important or Not? [Infographic]

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There has recently been some controversy over the importance of flossing – is flossing really necessary to maintain healthy teeth? Despite conflicting reports, dentists defend keeping flossing a priority. Don’t toss your floss into the trash just yet – there are several sound reasons to keep flossing a part of your daily oral care routine. […]