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How to Take Care of Dental Implants

Posted July 09, 2019

Dental implants are an excellent solution for teeth that are cracked, deteriorated, and unhealthy. They can effectively help an individual achieve a healthy, beautiful smile and prevent future dental issues. Dental implants are designed to function like your natural teeth, and just like your teeth, they are subject to gum disease or “peri-implantitis” (the destructive […]

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How Often Should I Visit My Dentist?

Posted January 17, 2016

Another year, another dental checkup. The average person is sitting in the dentist’s chair annually. However, what some people may not know is that a yearly cleaning and dental checkup may not be enough. The frequency of dentist visits necessary will differ based upon a person’s habits and health history. Oral Health and Overall Health […]

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What to Eat (and Avoid) for Healthy Teeth

Posted May 15, 2014

Our bodies need food to provide nourishment and energy, making food an essential part of everyday life. Although many people know that what they eat has a major impact on the health of their bodies, many do not realize that it also has a major impact on the health of their teeth. In addition to […]

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A Clean Mouth for Overall Health

Posted January 02, 2014

It is generally known that keeping our mouths clean is important for our oral health, but many do not know that oral health is directly related to overall health. Many health issues originate in the mouth and then spread or contribute to problems in other areas of the body. So, while you’re practicing good habits […]

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Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

Posted September 30, 2013

It’s pretty common knowledge that one of the most important ways to maintain good oral hygiene is to brush your teeth twice a day. However, many people brush their teeth incorrectly without even realizing it. This can not only allow plaque and bacteria to build up and lead to cavities, but incorrect brushing can also […]

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Origins of the Tooth Fairy

Posted September 16, 2013

Most people can recall the excitement of losing a tooth in their childhood because it meant that they would be visited by the Tooth Fairy, a mythical being who would replace the lost tooth under their pillow with a small payment. Although this being is contemporarily depicted in the United States as a cute female […]

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The Origin of Braces

Posted August 25, 2013

The desire for straight teeth is nothing new. Although cosmetic and plastic surgery is relatively modern, “braces” date back as far as the ancient man. When did people begin putting “braces” on their teeth? Years ago, archaeologists discovered ancient mummies with metal bands wrapped around their teeth, indicating primal dentistry. This finding was reinforced when […]

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Veneers: What are they, and are they right for me?

Posted August 18, 2013

Everyone loves an attractive smile, but not all are fortunate enough to be born with one. Thankfully, there are options available to achieve that “award-winning smile” with just a simple procedure. What are Veneers? Veneers are a custom-made, thin shield of ceramic (porcelain) or a composite resin material that is placed and bonded over the […]

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George Washington’s Teeth

Posted August 12, 2013

Most of us have heard the story of George Washington’s teeth. For those who do not know, there is a long-standing theory that in his later years he had dentures made of wood. Although this is a popular rumor, George Washington’s teeth were not in fact constructed from wood. What Were They Made of? Our […]

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Famous Teeth

Posted August 04, 2013

A person’s smile isn’t just a facial expression; it’s a statement about who they are. With more than fifty types of smiles, it is the most scientifically studied human facial expression. This simple feature can do more than just attract admiring looks; it can amazingly define who you are. Many celebrities are well known for […]

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