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Is Mouthwash Safe to Use?
January 7, 2018

Incorporating a mouthwash into your daily brushing routine can help to loosen bits of food from your teeth, lessen bacteria in your mouth, temporarily reduce bad breath and leave a refreshing minty taste in your mouth. Mouthwash covers areas of the mouth that a toothbrush and floss don’t necessarily reach, like the gums and other […]

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What Do Healthy Gums Look Like?
December 20, 2017

You spend a lot of time collectively looking in the mirror while you brush your teeth. Take a good look past just your teeth and a closer look at your gums in your reflection and ask yourself if you see anything that looks out of the ordinary like swelling, bleeding or if it looks like […]

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Who knew that sticking your tongue out in the mirror could be so educational? Your tongue can tell you a lot about your current overall health status, and sometimes symptoms that show up on your tongue can be an indication of other health conditions like diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, and even diseases like scarlet fever. The […]

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Got Bleeding Gums? Here’s What to Do
November 7, 2017

If you notice your gums bleeding after brushing or flossing, this can be a moment of panic for many. Understanding what causes bleeding gums is the first step in determining what is causing your gums to bleed, and if this could be a bigger issue than you might initially think. Why are my gums bleeding? […]

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Stop Receding Gums in Their Tracks
October 2, 2017

When you’re watching your gum line retreat, it’s normal to feel some panic. For many people, this happens so gradually that you don’t  notice the changes until your gum line has already changed dramatically. What can you do about your gums looking like they’re heading for the hills? The first step is meeting with a […]

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This Home Gum Disease Treatment is Changing Lives
September 26, 2017

Preventing gum disease could be as simple as wearing a tray 10 minutes a day! You’ve made it through gum disease and emerged on the other side. With the work that you and your dentist have completed to make it to this happy place, you want to do everything possible to avoid recurring gum disease […]

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Does Getting a Dental Implant Hurt?
September 12, 2017

There are many reasons why patients hesitate to pursue dental implants. Some are concerned about the potential cost. Some are worried about the healing period. And others are simply hoping to avoid the discomfort. Fear of pain is one of the primary causes of dental anxiety – but it doesn’t need to control you. Learning […]

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  We’re always learning more about how our mouths and entire bodies are linked. These discoveries guide changing recommendations as to how we can best care for our health. And emerging research about gum disease and heart disease could lead to entirely new recommendations in the not-so-distant future. A variety of studies have suggested that […]

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Dentists’ Top Oral Hygiene Hacks
August 14, 2017

Brushing and flossing can feel like a big chore. But with a new approach, your oral hygiene can become more efficient, more effective, and even rewarding. Think about your own brushing & flossing history. You learn how to clean your teeth when young, and then spend your life using those techniques. Isn’t it time for […]