Year: 2019

brushing teeth

Brushing Teeth: Your Biggest and Most Common FAQ’s Answered

Four minutes of brushing teeth a day plays a big part in keeping your mouth healthy and smile bright. It’s an important habit that everyone should do—and do well, if you know the answers to these common teeth brushing questions. How long should I brush my teeth? Ideally, everyone should brush their teeth at least […]

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teeth sealants pros and cons

Teeth Sealants Pros and Cons

When your dentist asks you about dental sealants, it’s normal to have questions. What are teeth sealants? Are dental sealants appropriate for me (or my kids)? Are there any concerns I should have about dental sealants? What is the cost? Does insurance typically cover teeth sealants? Reason for Dental Sealants Teeth sealants are a protective, […]

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How to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy (Easily!)

We all worry about our pearly whites, but what about keeping your gums healthy? You can do both with these helpful tips that keep teeth and gums healthy and disease-free. Enjoy crunchy foods. It turns out there was a grain of truth to that “apple a day” saying. Crunchy foods are a great way to […]

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10 Wisdom Teeth Removal Tips for the Smoothest Recovery

Are you nervous about having those pesky wisdom teeth removed? These tips can help calm those butterflies and ensure a smooth recovery after the wisdom teeth removal. Ask your oral surgeon a few questions. A few minutes of prep before the day of the procedure can go a long way toward a smooth recovery. Once […]

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types of dental implants

A New, Natural Smile: Our Full Guide to the Types of Dental Implants

Tooth loss is a common problem that has persisted throughout history. People have been experimenting with solutions for millennia. The first primitive dental implants, usually made from carved shell or bone, date back to ancient Egypt. And as medical understanding has progressed, so has the science of dental implants. The first modern implant was produced […]

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emergency dental services

This Bites! 8 Signs You Need Emergency Dental Services (And What to Do Next)

Ouch, your tooth feels sensitive to the touch! Uh oh, your adult tooth is wiggling! Dental concerns can arise at any time, but how do you know if it’s something that can wait for a regular dental appointment, or if it’s an issue that needs emergency dental services? Listed below are 8 dental concerns that […]

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20+ Foods You Can Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal

“What can I eat and drink after my wisdom teeth extraction?” is one of the most common patient questions before the removal. It’s also a question that can lead to a major stock-up of foods and drinks so you are ready before the day of the extraction. Asking about wisdom teeth removal foods should be […]

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adult braces

4 Important Answers to Your Adult Braces Questions

“I thought only kids needed braces” may be your first thought when you hear you need braces, but it is a common misperception that’s proving to be increasingly untrue. More adults are seeking out orthodontics to correct problems, such as crossbites, tooth gaps, and crowded teeth. If you are one of those adults, you undoubtedly […]

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