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Oral Health 08/20/2018

For many people, the thought of visiting the dentist causes great fear and anxiety. It’s not uncommon to meet people who avoid even routine dental cleanings like the plague. The thing is, you can only put it off for so long. Sooner or later you’ll notice that something is wrong, such as bleeding when you […]

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Oral Health 08/13/2018

Unless you’re an oral hygiene enthusiast, you likely sometimes get confused about oral health basics, such as when to floss, how often to use mouthwash, or for how long you should be brushing your teeth. Even if this topic isn’t among your favorites, prioritizing your oral health is essential to prevent tooth decay and gum […]

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Oral Health 07/25/2018

One of the reasons people don’t particularly enjoy going to the dentist is that after certain types of procedures, the patient ends up with a numb mouth for several hours. It can be inconvenient (speaking can become difficult), it can be embarrassing (thanks, drooling!), and it can have a significant impact on the things a […]

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Oral Health 07/23/2018

When it comes to flossing, most people will either give you a blank stare or reply with a lukewarm: “I do it sometimes.” While it may be an unpopular activity, it’s an essential one if you want to keep your teeth and gums in good condition. This is because every time you eat a meal, […]

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Oral Health 07/22/2018

There are usually two camps of people: Those who find joy in brushing their teeth religiously (for two full minutes each time), flossing every day, and using mouthwash after every brushing. Then there are those who do the bare minimum to keep their pearly whites clean. Regardless of which group you feel most comfortable in, […]

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Oral Health 07/18/2018

You’ve probably been hearing about cavities since you were a child: From parents to TV commercials, there are plenty of warnings about what can happen when a person doesn’t have a good oral hygiene regimen. But other than basic information, how much do you truly know about cavities? How common are they? How do you […]

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Oral Health 07/14/2018

When you are sick with a cold or the flu, you are suddenly hyper-aware of how germs are everywhere: From coughing, sneezing, blowing your nose, and drooling on your pillows when you pass out from exhaustion. But even if you stay home from work and limit your activity level, there are things that must go […]

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Oral Health 05/24/2018

How often do you floss? If you were to ask this question to most of your friends, the chances are that only a handful of them would say they do it daily. In fact, only 30% of Americans do. This is a problem. What happens when you don’t floss Think about it: When you brush […]

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Oral Health 05/23/2018

Are you one of those rare people who love to floss? If so, congratulations! It’s nice to know there are individuals who prioritize their oral health. The fact that only 30% of Americans floss daily is a reminder that there is a lot of room for improvement on this topic. After all, flossing regularly is […]

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Oral Health 05/15/2018

Have you ever looked at someone’s smile and wondered why portions of his or her gums are black? Or have you started noticing it yourself? Sometimes, it has to do with melanin (pigmentation of the skin). However, if someone’s gums used to be pink and now look black, it’s most certainly an indication of gum […]

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