Month: October 2014

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Protect Your Oral Health on Halloween

We all know candy can cause cavities, but some types of candy are better or worse than others. Whether you are choosing candy for your child, a party, or trick-or-treaters, think about candy and its effect on oral health. Chewy candy and popular fruit-flavored candies are tasty and appealing, but they are especially bad for...

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Flossing: A Key Ingredient To Oral Hygiene

Flossing may be a difficult habit to cultivate, but well worth the effort to help preserve the health of your teeth. In addition to making your mouth feel cleaner, flossing can help prevent cavities, alleviate breath odor and protect you from gingivitis. Daily brushing is a must to remove food particles and bacteria from teeth....

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Gums and Your Oral Health

Oftentimes when people think of oral health and hygiene, they overlook their gums and think only of their teeth.  Gums serve a very important purpose in the mouth.  They are an important protective barrier that protects your teeth and their support structures.  Healthy teeth depend on healthy gums to be strong and thrive. Most gum...

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Dental Bridges Can Restore Your Smile

Dental bridges are a proven way to help those with missing teeth regain their smile, improve their ability to chew and speak, and keep other teeth from drifting.  The device installed in the mouth is known as a “bridge” because it actually bridges the space left by one or more missing teeth and fills it...