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Bruxism can Cause Major Tooth Damage – but It can be Beat

August 16, 2018

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You’ve heard of cavities and tooth decay, but there’s a more subtle oral health ailment afflicting nearly 30% of children today – bruxism. Here’s what parents need to know about the problem, and how they can help their children beat it. What is Bruxism?  Bruxism is more commonly known as teeth-grinding, and a surprising number of children suffer from…
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8 Fun Facts about Flossing!

July 26, 2018

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Flossing is an important part of a proper oral health routine, but most people would rather go shopping for groceries than floss! To help make flossing fun, we found some of our favorite facts about floss to share with you!  1 – Flossing removes food debris and plaque that is wedged in the hard to reach…
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All About Spit: How Saliva Cleans Teeth

July 12, 2018

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Spit may seem like a gross subject, but it’s actually quite fascinating! The truth is, saliva plays a pivotal role in cleaning teeth, and maintaining overall oral health, making it worthy of a further look. What is Saliva? Saliva is a liquid made of water, mucus, proteins, minerals, and an enzyme called amylase made by the salivary…
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The Weird History of Fake Teeth

June 28, 2018

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Dental history is a winding story of tools and gadgets that helped humanity get healthier teeth. But, what happened when someone in the ancient world lost a tooth too soon? Here’s the odd history of fake teeth. Old Animal Teeth  The oldest dentures ever recorded date back to around 2500 BC, and were found in Mexico. Excavators estimate that…
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How to Keep Your Smile Healthy on Vacation

June 14, 2018

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Summer time vacations can be a great time to get away with your loved-ones for some crucial family time. But, a jam-packed Summer schedule can leave us with less time to take care of our teeth at home, which is why we’ve decided to help families keep their smiles healthy while on vacation!  Drink Water Water is one of the best tools…
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Garden Goodies that Teeth Love!

June 4, 2018

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  June is hot, and the perfect time to add more garden vegetables to your mouth-healthy diet.  This month, try incorporating some of these gifts from the garden that teeth – and taste buds – love! Cucumber  Cucumbers are light and refreshing vegetables that are super versatile and tasty. They are packed full of water, which helps the…
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The Hardest Substance in Your Body is Under Attack

May 10, 2018

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Tooth enamel is like a shield around teeth that helps protect them from tooth decay and cavities. But, that shield is under attack every day, leaving your teeth vulnerable to unhealthy bacteria. Here’s what you need to know about tooth enamel, and how you can keep your family’s tooth enamel strong. How Tooth Enamel Works …
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The Perfect Oral Health Routine

April 19, 2018

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Consistency is key to getting a healthy, bright smile. By getting into the perfect oral health routine, you can get a radiant smile that you’re proud to share.   Brush Regularly  This one seems like a no brainer – but you must brush twice per day for two minutes at a time. When brushing, be sure to brush behind your…
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