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How to Make Oral Health Part of Your Self-Care Routine

From sheet masks to adult coloring books to meditation apps, self-care is all the rage these days. We don’t see any reason why your dental health and oral hygiene can’t be part of this new, trendy way of making yourself feel and function better.

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The 2 Types of Tooth Stains & How We Deal With Them

If you don't see "pearly whites" when you smile, you may be considering a teeth whitening. Despite nickname for teeth, the truth is very few of us go about our daily lives with a "pearly white" smile.

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Top Dental Concerns for Seniors

While the basics of dental hygiene are the same at every age—brushing, flossing & healthy eating habits—risks and concerns for older adults are different than younger adults and kids.

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How Braces Work

Braces are such a common treatment, we take it for granted that everyone knows how they work. However, we've realized that it may not be that obvious how this clever system of brackets and wires results in a straighter smile and a healthier bite alignment.

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How Effective Is Whitening Toothpaste?

The number of teeth whitening options available to patients just seems to grow and grow. With so many products and treatments available, it’s hard to know which are the most effective.

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How Your Teeth Got Their Names

When you visit the dentist, especially if you're getting work done, such as a dental crown, you may hear dentists talking in a strange combination of names and numbers when describing locations in your mouth.

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What Causes Gum Recession

You may have heard of receding gums, but still need to know how to prevent it and what causes it. Many people first notice gum recession when their teeth start looking longer than they used to.

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Can You Name 5 Types of Dental Floss?

Which toothbrush or toothpaste is best for you depends on your unique dental condition, but did you know that the same is true of floss? There are 5 main types of floss

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Health Consequences of Crooked Teeth

Getting crooked teeth or a bad bite fixed isn't just about vanity. A less-than-perfect smile can put you at risk for both dental and overall health issues

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