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Have you been on the fence about getting an electric toothbrush or sticking with the traditional manual toothbrush? Here are a few pros and cons that might help with your decision. Electric Toothbrush Electric toothbrushes can help you be more effective at removing plaque and build up from your teeth. The bristles either rotate or...

If you’re looking to step up your flossing game, then the Hydro Floss is perfect for you! Oral irrigators can be used to effectively remove germs, bacteria, and food that remain on your teeth where brushing and flossing cannot reach. It can also aid in the fight against or help to maintain gum and bone...

Snoring affects over 80 million American adults and for 37 million snoring happens on a regular basis. Snoring can cause daytime sleepiness, more frequent headaches, and lessen the quality of sleep for you and your partner. An EMA (Elastic Mandibular Advancement) is a custom, acrylic upper and lower sleep appliance that can aid in a...

In the past, it has been recommended that children have their first dental visit around age 3. It has been recognized that early childhood decay has been more and more present in the general population. The ADA has recently urged parents to start their child’s regular dental checkup as soon as their first tooth has...

Have you ever had a conversation with someone and you find yourself slowly backing away from them because their breath was so bad?! Or maybe you’ve been on the other end of that conversation! Here are a few foods that can naturally help combat bad breath. Just remember, nothing can replace flossing, brushing twice a...

Candy - It’s unsurprising that a lot of candy is not only bad for your health but especially bad for your teeth. In particular, sour candies contain different kinds of acids that can be tough on your teeth. Any kind of sticky candy gives sugar a chance to stay on your teeth and cause cavities....

When taking kids to their necessary dental visits, parents play a crucial role in making it a good experience. More often than not, kids perceive dental visits to be scary and painful. This can be attributed to what they hear from media and people around them. It is important to establish a positive dental experience...

Antibiotics are commonly used to help relieve and eliminate dental infections. In some cases, the tooth/cause of the infection is able to be removed immediately; but can leave behind infection in the bone surrounding the tooth and may be harmful to the surrounding teeth. This is where an antibiotic could help continue to remove the...

Your dental restorations can last a long time, but it is possible they can come loose or fall out. The best thing you can do for your crown, bridge, implant or dentures is to practice good oral hygiene and home care. Visit your dentist and hygienist for recommended cleanings and check ups. Brush and floss...

If you have one or more missing teeth, a dental bridge may be an option for you! Bridges are placed by attaching a crown on to two healthy teeth on both sides of the missing tooth/teeth. The two anchoring teeth are called abutments and the false tooth/teeth in between are called pontic(s). A bridge is...

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