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Wash Your Mouth with These Mouthwashes

Wash Your Mouth with These Mouthwashes

Wash Your Mouth with These Mouthwashes Before we start talking about the variety of mouthwashes and their advantages, let us make one thing very clear, “using mouthwash or mouth rinse is in no way a substitute for brushing twice and flossing once a day.” Now that that is out of the way, let’s discuss how beneficial mouthwashes can be and how many types are there for you to use.  As per recent studies, one in four adults has never used a mouthwash in the United States and only 31% of the adults even use mouthwash regularly. This is quite surprising […]

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Night Guards and Your Teeth

Night Guards and Your Teeth

Do Night Guards Really Guard Your Teeth? If you grind your teeth while sleeping, your dentist may recommend you get a night guard. A night guard is a type of a mouth guard that many dentists recommend to patients who grind or clench their teeth (bruxism). In addition to this, night guards also help you sleep better by controlling snoring. Hence, it is not only beneficial for you but also for others around you. The best and most effective night guards are those that your dentist custom makes for you. But, what do night guards actually do for your teeth? […]

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Flossing

Flossing

Everything You Need to Know About Flossing According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), flossing is one of your best defenses against plaque. Floss is proven effective in removing food particles and plaque that can stick to the teeth and gums between teeth. By flossing on a daily basis, you reduce the chances of gum disease and increase your chances of keeping your teeth for a lifetime. Choosing Your Dental Floss Floss comes in waxed and unwaxed versions, and it is also available in a variety of flavors. Wide and regular size are your other choices, and any of these […]

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Can An Apple A Day Also Keep The Dentist Away?

Can An Apple A Day Also Keep The Dentist Away?

Can An Apple A Day Also Keep The Dentist Away? According to the Academy of General Dentistry, the dietary habits of today’s kids lean toward a greater intake of sugar.  This greatly increases the risks for cavities and other oral health problems.  As a parent, it is your responsibility to monitor the diet of your children. This not only means watching what they eat at home, you must also monitor what they eat at school.  One of the best ways to encourage healthy eating habits is to offer them healthy snacks such as apples, and other foods that have natural […]

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Importance of Oral Health During Pregnancy

Importance of Oral Health During Pregnancy

Importance of Oral Health During Pregnancy Many women avoid the dentist during pregnancy, often due to fears that dental treatment may have detrimental affects on the health and development of their unborn child. Many have also fallen prey to the very common misconception that dental problems are a normal part of pregnancy, one that they must just grin and bear until after their child is delivered. Unfortunately, these misconceptions have the potential to cause serious problems for mother and baby, since poor dental health can increase risk of pregnancy complications that can affect either or both of them. About Pregnancy […]

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What fall foods are good for teeth?

What fall foods are good for teeth?

What fall foods are good for teeth? As the weather cools down and fruits and vegetables start ripening, more and more foods are appearing in supermarkets across the nation. Fall foods like pumpkins are becoming cheaper and more popular. But how healthy are these fall foods? To give you a better understanding of the autumn fruits and vegetables that could be good for your oral health, Karen Gordon DMD, explains her go-to, tooth-friendly foods in the autumn. Apples You can probably find apples in the store at any time of the year, but apples are especially tasty and easy to […]

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