Should You Use a Toothbrush Cover?

At any given moment, your mouth is teeming with hundreds of different types of bacteria, which is why you need to brush your teeth regularly. It shouldn’t be shocking to learn that these germs can transfer to your toothbrush. Depending on wher...

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What Causes Buck Teeth?

What causes buck teeth? As a parent, is there anything you can do to help prevent your child from developing them? Gum disease, affected chewing and speech, jaw problems and even tooth loss may result from an overbite. Protruding front teeth are usua...

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4 Effective Teething Remedies for Babies

While it’s exciting to see your child’s first teeth come in, the process can be painful for your baby and, consequently, frustrating for you. Fortunately, there are several tried-and-true teething remedies for babies that can help ease yo...

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Baby Teething Symptoms and How to Treat Them

In every baby’s life comes the time when their first tooth starts to emerge through the gums; this process is called teething. Although this can be a frustrating time for you and your child, knowing what to expect can help you manage and overco...

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Wisdom Teeth Symptoms that Indicate Time Extraction

Have you ever felt like you were teething as an adult? It was probably in the back of your mouth, and the swelling you felt there was really a tooth trying to erupt. This is one of a few known wisdom teeth symptoms, and these four teeth are the final...

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Bacterium and Fungus Team May Cause Early Childhood Caries

Toothly Terror Team Causes Early Childhood Caries The bacterium Streptococcus mutans and the fungus Candida albicans act together to cause mayhem in the mouth of children, in the form of early childhood caries or cavities, according to new research. ...

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What Are the Effects of Sugar on Teeth?

Everyone knows eating too much sugar can lead to tooth decay, but few are aware of exactly how that happens. It’s not the sugar itself that does the damage, but rather the chain of events that takes place after you eat that piece of cake. Your ...

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Can Tooth Decay Be Reversed?

Take good care of your teeth, or your smile won’t be as bright and beautiful as you’d like it to be. When you slack on brushing and flossing,oral care problems will result, which could lead to cavities and gum problems. Tooth decay is wha...

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Survey Finds Forthcomings in Americans’ Dental Health Habits

Dental Health Habits Nearly seven out of 10 Americans brush their teeth at least twice a day but more than 30 percent aren’t brushing enough, according to a survey published by Delta Dental. Most Americans do it twice a day — once at bedtime and ...

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Ideas for Making Teeth Cleaning Fun

Do you go through a daily struggle when you try to convince your little one to brush and floss? One way you can overcome this common problem is by making teeth cleaning fun instead of making it to feel like a chore. To encourage your child to find en...

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Dental Floss: Make the Most of Your Flossing Session

It’s the question every dentist asks: “Do you floss daily?” If you respond “No,” get ready for a lecture. Adding another step to your oral hygiene routine might seem like too much work, but there are big benefits to maki...

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How to Brush With Braces

People with braces often learn that one of the top challenges in orthodontic care is brushing. Braces require extra effort to clean, and different techniques to reach areas where food and germs buildup — especially around brace brackets, bands, wir...

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