Keep Your Kid's Oral Health In Mind This Halloween

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Halloween is supposed to be the spookiest time of the year, but for many kids, it's seen mostly as a candy jackpot. If you want to keep those scary cavities away from your child this Halloween, here are some tips that might help. Everything in Moderation  You were hopefully planning on putting limits on just how much candy your kid can have every day anyway, but it's worth repeating here. There's nothing wrong with satisfying your sweet tooth, as long as it's done in moderation.

22 October 2018

What To Expect After Having All Of Your Teeth Extracted For Dentures

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If your dentist has advised that your teeth are in such bad shape that all of them should be extracted in order to make room for dentures, you might wonder just what it is you should expect afterward. Knowing what you will most likely go through after all of your teeth have been extracted for dentures will help you prepare for the entire process. Here are some of the things that you will want to keep in mind.

26 September 2018

Reasons Not To Use Activated Charcoal To Whiten Your Teeth

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If you have noticed a few online ads and videos about whitening your teeth by brushing with activated charcoal, you may be tempted to try it. However, before you start rubbing charcoal all over your enamel, consider the following reasons why you should not use this at-home treatment to whiten your teeth. Charcoal Is Highly Abrasive One of the reasons activated charcoal is praised as a teeth whitening treatment is that it helps scrape away plaque and tartar, as well as any residual bacteria and food particles on the enamel.

1 September 2018

The Negative Effects Of Bruxism

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Bruxism is a dental term used to refer to the actions when a person clenches his or her jaw and grinds his or her teeth. These actions take place while a person is sleeping, and therefore, he or she does not even know that it is really happening. While some people do not experience a lot of negative effects from this condition, others do, and here are some of the common negative effects caused by bruxism.

5 August 2018

Four Essential Tips For Making Your Child's Trip To The Dentist A Success

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Your family dentist can care for your little ones from before they learn to walk all the way through their adult years. Plus, everyone in your family can get complete dental care under one roof. But, getting your child used to going to the dentist can be a bit overwhelming. These four essential tips can help make your child's trip to the dentist go a little smoother and be a little more successful.

10 July 2018

Why Toothbrush Size Matters

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It's bad enough that you get visually walloped by the sheer number of toothpaste types when you walk into the dental care aisle at a store, but do you have to be confronted by several different types of toothbrushes as well? If you want to choose the best toothbrush for your needs, you need to start narrowing down the features you require. One of these is size, and it's essential that you find the correct one because it has more of an impact on your brushing than you might realize.

12 June 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Cavities, The Most Common Dental Disease

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How much do you really know about cavities? They're easily one of the most common dental diseases and will affect the majority of the adult population. If left untreated, they can progress to extensive tooth decay that requires an expensive and invasive root canal. To protect your dental health, it pays off to learn all you can about them. Here's all you need to know about what causes cavities, how to prevent them and how a family dentist treats them.

13 May 2018