How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush

Everyone knows to brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes, but not everyone knows how often to change their toothbrush. Keeping your toothbrush fresh is the best way to maintain your oral health and keep your pearly whites shining for a long time.  So how long should you keep your toothbrush? The answer

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Is sparkling water bad for your teeth?

Many people enjoy the refreshing effervescence of sparkling water. It’s fun to feel those tiny bubbles tickling your tongue. You may also reach for sparkling water to wean yourself off of sugary sodas and teas, which are known to cause issues with teeth. But have you ever wondered if sparkling water is bad for your

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Essential Steps in Preventing Cavities in Kids

As parents, we naturally want the best for our kids. The first years of their lives are an incredible opportunity to form dental hygiene habits that make a positive difference to their entire lives. Children can be easily influenced and providing them with the skills and knowledge to take care of their teeth is the

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Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Let’s rerun a scenario from your past—your mother tells you to make your bed and you grudgingly do it. You’re thinking, what’s the point of making your bed if it’s going to be slept in again? You might have the same feeling towards removing your wisdom teeth…I mean, what is the point of having wisdom

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Sugar Free Drinks and their surprising effects on your teeth

Diet sodas, 100 % real fruit juices and other sugar free drinks are surprisingly bad for your teeth. The acids that are found in these drinks can cause dental erosion and cavities. Although they contain no sugar, diet sodas usually cause about the same amount of dental erosion as regular sodas. Besides exposing teeth to

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The Cause of Bleeding Gums

This is a problem that many people face. You haven’t flossed your teeth in a long time and when you decide to start doing it, your mouth quickly fills up with blood. Although it can be a scary sight, don’t be too alarmed, however it is something you should take seriously. Bleeding gums can be

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Best Flossing Techniques

No matter what it is you happen to be doing in life, in order to be a master at it you need to develop a certain set of skills. This is achieved by learning what the best techniques are and making sure you practice them over and over again. Take for instance learning how to

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Sweet Treat that Cleans Teeth

In a perfect world we’d all be able to eat whatever we wanted without there being any type of health consequences. Of course, this isn’t the reality we live in as there are many issues to consider (ex: dietary conditions, allergies, etc.). However, what if there was a line of candies that not only wasn’t

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Healthy Eating and Your Teeth

It’s been ingrained into most people through educators, media and even pop culture influences that eating healthy will yield a healthier body and better and longer life. Knowing the right foods to eat for your body can also help to make for a brighter and healthier smile (combined with a regularly maintained dental regimen that

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