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Gingivitis and Periodontitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

While these two issues are a bit different in their seriousness, both gingivitis and periodontitis signal the onset of disease in the gums and jaw bone. If not treated, inflammation can very quickly lead to infected gums, tooth loss, and damage to the tissue within the bone and gums. Dealing With Gingivitis and Periodontitis In

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Why Do We Need to Brush Our Teeth Twice a Day?

Have you ever wondered why it is so important to your oral health that you brush your teeth twice a day? Every dental ad and toothpaste infomercial you have seen likely talks about the importance of twice a day brushing. Is it really so important to have a good dental routine in place?   In

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7 Point Dental Hygiene Checklist

For truly optimal dental hygiene, having a simple checklist in place can help you teach proper dental habits to kids while reminding yourself how to keep your teeth and gums in excellent health. Like anything else in life, habit makes it easier to get into a routine. Once routine becomes a habit, you will no

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The Importance of Routine In Dental Hygiene

Routine plays a vital part in effective dental hygiene. Without a proper routine, it becomes far harder to form healthy habits. A good routine will eliminate a number of risks, keeping your teeth and gums in optimal condition both now and later. Keep reading to find out just how much of a role routine plays

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New Years Resolution: Look After Your Teeth!

As we get further into the first month of 2018, dental care should be on everyone’s list of new year’s resolutions. Despite the importance of oral health, many people treat dentist visits as something to put off until they absolutely cannot avoid making an appointment. If you wait until you have a major cavity, broken

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Looking After Your Teeth on the Go

Holidays are finally in sight, but that does not mean you should stop thinking about dental care. Looking after your teeth on the go is every bit as looking after your teeth at home. In fact, you may need to try a little harder when travelling, as you will not have easy access to your

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Sugar and Your Teeth: The Truth Exposed

If you thought that the link between sugar and teeth was not anything to worry about, think again. There have been numerous studies on the effect of sugar on cavities, gum disease and various other dental issues. Drinking too many sugar-loaded soft drinks, sweets or other products can do plenty of damage. Some of the

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Diabetes & Oral Health

You probably already know that diabetes affects your kidneys, heart, eyes and other areas of the body, but did you know that it also affects oral health? In fact, those with diabetes are at a far higher risk of gum disease. Left unchecked, gum disease can have serious consequences, from tooth loss to chewing difficulties.

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How Smoking Affects Your Teeth

Wondering how smoking affects your teeth? In a nutshell, smoking has a serious and sometimes lasting effect, not only on your teeth, but on your entire oral health. Smokers are, among other things, at greater risk of oral cancer and other gum disease. They are more likely to have yellowed, stained teeth, bad breath and

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Electric Toothbrush versus Manual: A Dentist’s View

There are many things to consider when trying to choose an electric toothbrush versus a manual. Most dentists will tell you that the most important thing is how you brush, rather than which type of toothbrush you use to brush your teeth. One of the many benefits of electric toothbrushes is that they operate for

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