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What to Do When You Lose a Tooth

When we think about someone losing a tooth, the most common image we conjure is a child losing their milk teeth. The truth is that it happens to adults as well. There are many different ...
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Why “Morning Breath” Happens: What to Do about It

Have you ever wondered why your mouth tastes and smells bad after a good night’s sleep? --Or why you wake and repel your loved one upon uttering the first words of the day? No matter ...
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The smile is scientifically proven to make us feel better

Turn That Frown Upside Down: The Psychology of Smiling

Those dancing, singing orphans from the musical “Annie” were on to something -- our happiness is more directly correlated to our smiles than we might think. Not only does a smile indicate happiness, scientific studies ...
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The holidays are tough on everyone’s teeth.

How to Protect Your Kids’ Teeth This Christmas Holiday

Keeping your kids’ teeth clean and preventing cavities during the holidays can be a challenge. This time of year, children have more access to more candy, desserts, and sugary drinks. Further, your busy holiday schedule ...
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The Nightly Grind: Teeth Grinding Causes, Risks, Cures for Bruxism

The Nightly Grind: Teeth Grinding Causes, Risks, Cures for Bruxism

Teeth grinding is a fairly common movement disorder that usually occurs during sleep (also called “nocturnal bruxism”). This behaviour can happen during the day as well. Although more common in children, roughly eight percent of ...
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Dental Myths and Misconceptions

When it comes to dentistry and keeping your teeth healthy, there's often a lot of misinformation floating around. Let’s debunk those dental myths today because teeth and gums can decline quickly when we stop taking ...
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How Sedation Dentistry Calms You

Sedation dentistry helps calm children and adults during various procedures. When people delay important checkups and cavity treatment, undiagnosed, minor health problems can potentially turn serious. Once the problem worsens, treatment may become more complicated ...
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Dental Hygiene Tips for a First Date

A first date, in itself, is nerve-wracking, but bad breath can completely kill the mood. Impress your date with a beautiful smile and fresh breath with these dental hygiene tips: Drink Lots of Water Alcohol ...
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Signs You’re Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard

Brushing your teeth twice a day removes plaque, protects your teeth, and maintains fresh breath. However, it is possible to brush your teeth with too much enthusiasm. Hard brushing has some potentially harmful side effects, ...
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Why Invisalign May Be a Better Option than Braces

Thanks to modern technology, we have more options for orthodontic care and teeth straightening. For some patients, Invisalign may present a more desirable option over traditional braces. Here are some reasons why Invisalign might work ...
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