Three Bad Habits that Could Be Damaging Your Child’s Teeth

Posted by on August 21, 2019

As a parent, you try to do the right things for your kids. In addition to taking your little ones to regularly scheduled doctor appointments, packing healthy lunches and making sure your kids get enough exercise, it’s your top priority to help ...

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What Is Veillonella?

Posted by on August 19, 2019

The word “veillonella” has such a lovely sound to it. Evoking images of a sweet-smelling flower or beautiful rose bush, this term isn’t actually a flower you grow in your garden. But it is part of your normal bodily flora, and natur...

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Pizza Palate

Posted by on August 14, 2019

  What Is Pizza Palate? Your pizza arrives, you’re hungry and it smells so good. You take out that first piece, dripping with cheese, take a big bite … and burn the roof of your mouth. Now you have pizza palate. Other hot foods and liqui...

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3 Effective Ways to Remove BioFilm

Posted by on August 12, 2019

Biofilm is a layer of bacteria that can accumulate on your body’s skin, and bacteria live in these communities to protect themselves from threats like other germs, antibiotics or antimicrobials. The plaque that forms on your teeth is a type of ...

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Does a Tooth Worm Really Exist?

Posted by on August 8, 2019

Once upon a time, dental patients believed a toothache was caused by a tooth worm eating away their tooth from the inside out. Modern-day medical science has proven that there is no such parasite and that the concept is merely superstition based on t...

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Teenagers and Healthy Teeth: What Parents Need to Know

Posted by on August 7, 2019

As in many other aspects of raising a teenager, lessons are best taught in the home; this includes good oral hygiene. The result will be a teenger and healthy teeth! Parents who exhibit good oral habits instill in their teens the value of having a he...

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When You Don’t Brush Your Teeth

Posted by on August 5, 2019

You’ve probably heard too many times to count that brushing your teeth daily is essential. After a while, you might take this sound advice for granted. So here’s a “brush up” on what happens when you don’t brush your tee...

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Toddlers and Bleeding Gums: What Should You Do?

Posted by on August 2, 2019

It’s worrying to see, but toddlers and bleeding gums represent an early warning sign of poor tooth brushing routines, unhealthy diets or other oral issues in your child. Bleeding gums are a symptom of a condition called gingivitis including sig...

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Do I Need a Toothbrush Sanitizer?

Posted by on August 1, 2019

With the holidays just around the corner, many people are planning trips back to their hometown and other exciting destinations. With the multitude of germs found in airports and other high-traffic public areas, you’re probably aware of the ris...

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Teaching Teens Proper Oral Hygiene

Posted by on July 24, 2019

When your teen is already busy with friends, schoolwork and catching up on sleep, proper oral hygiene can go on the back burner. When running late for school, sometimes there just isn’t time for a full two minutes of toothbrushing. But as a par...

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What Causes Bad Breath?

Posted by on July 22, 2019

Bad breath can be an embarrassing issue for some individuals and may even lead to awkwardness in social settings. Knowing what causes bad breath is important because the problem could be a sign of a more serious dental or medical issue. Fortunately, ...

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Treating Kids’ Sensitive Teeth After Filling

Posted by on July 17, 2019

Going to the dentist is a regular event, but it can be stressful if you or your kids get sensitive teeth after filling work. Sensitive teeth are common, particularly after a filling. About 27 percent of children have a cavity by the age of five, and ...

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