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Importance of Good Oral Health

Although seemingly unrelated, disorders of oral health often correlate with broader health disorders of the cardiovascular, repository, endocrine, and reproductive systems. In the United States, only 8% of adults between the ages of 20-64 were entirely free of...

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How a Good Diet Will Benefit Your Teeth and Gums

  What you eat and drink affects your general health, but it also affects your oral health. This is why a good diet is important to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. There are certain products that you should avoid or consume in moderation. Watching What You...

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Dentist Can Help Smokers With Their Oral Health

Smoking is one habit that causes people to see a dentist more often than non-smokers. Smoking causes tartar and plaque to build up and discolored teeth, so smokers might want to see a dentist regularly for teeth cleanings and advise on how to keep their pearly whites...

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Coping With Dental Emergencies

Sports injuries, falls, and other accidents are a common cause of dental emergencies. With proper care, it is possible to save a damaged or dislodged tooth. The following first aid steps will help you cope with common dental emergencies. Dislodged Permanent Tooth: If...

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How Sealants Help Your Teeth

Flossing and brushing will help you protect your teeth. However, you may not be able to hit all of the areas of your teeth. Brushing and flossing the back teeth, or molars, is even more difficult. Molars are a breeding ground for bacteria and leftover food, which is...

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Getting to the Root of Sensitive Tooth Pain

If you find eating or drinking hot or cold foods and beverages uncomfortable, there is a good chance that you have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can also make daily brushing and flossing painful, which can cause you to neglect your oral care. Tooth sensitivity...

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Healthy Dental Habits

Oral hygiene becomes even more important as we age. While many people seem to think tooth loss is an inevitable part of aging, practicing healthy habits can help prevent this. Regular dentist visits are one of the best ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy as you...

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ADA Shows Benefits of Water Fluoridation

The American Dental Association has recently provided five reasons why fluoride in the nation's water supply is good for communities. These reasons are: 1. Prevention of tooth decay. A simple and effective way to prevent tooth decay, which is one of the most common...

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