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Back-to-School Dental Eval: Why It’s Important for Your Child’s Oral Health

Get ready for the school year with a dental check-up. Are you busy getting your children ready for the new school year? Along with purchasing school supplies and new school ...
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Orthodontic treatment options

Traditional Braces vs. ClearCorrect: Which Option is Right for You?

What are my options for braces? Traditional metal braces have been used for years by teens and pre-teens to straighten their adult teeth as they come in. But gone are ...
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Know what to do in a dental emergency.

Avoid Dental Emergencies While On Vacation

Be prepared for a dental emergency, especially while you are on vacation. You’ve finally got some time off from your busy, everyday life, and are on vacation. But a dental ...
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Root canal therapy saves teeth.

The Benefits of Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy can help relieve tooth pain and preserve your natural teeth. If you have infected or damaged teeth that are causing you pain, you may have spoken to ...
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Here are some good dental safety tips

Summer Dental Safety Tips: Protecting Teeth During Outdoor Activities

Enjoy the sunshine, but be careful. When summer rolls around, it's time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine! Many fun activities can be enjoyed in the summer, from picnics ...
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Oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment

Top 5 Tips for Maintaining Oral Hygiene While Wearing Braces

Don’t neglect your oral hygiene while wearing braces. If you're reading this, chances are you or someone you know is wearing braces. While orthodontic treatment can lead to a beautiful, ...
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Prevent periodontal disease

4 Things You Can Do To Prevent Periodontal Disease

What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease is a common oral health problem affecting many adults in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately ...
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Regular dental checkups are important

Don’t Skip Your Six-Month Visit: Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

Healthy Teeth Start Here: The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups According to an article by USA Today, many Americans are avoiding their routine dental checkups. The article states that around ...
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Braces can help your oral health

5 Ways Braces Can Improve Your Overall Oral Health

How Braces Improve Your Overall Oral Health Metal braces and clear braces are known for their ability to straighten crooked teeth and create a more aesthetically pleasing smile. However, the ...
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Best tips for healthy gums

7 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Gum Health in Excellent Shape

Healthy gums are the foundation of a healthy mouth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 46% of all adults age 30 and above show signs of ...
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