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How Often Do You Need to See a Dentist?

Some say once a year, some say twice a year. The real answer to how many dentist appointments you need is not what you might expect!

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The Causes of Wisdom Tooth Pain

Generally speaking, there are two types of wisdom tooth pain: the kind that indicates a problem and the kind that’s just part of growing up.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know From Dental Care History in the U.S.

We'll bet the early history of dental care and dentists in the United States is far more interesting that you would have guessed, filled with famous names and genius innovations

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Top Tips for Keeping Stains Off Your Teeth

No matter where you live or what kind of lifestyle you enjoy, chances are you have a habit that could stain your teeth. Whether you're a coffee lover, a tea enthusiast, or a red wine connoisseur, your teeth might not be as bright as you want them to be.

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3 Bad Oral Habits to Watch Out for in Kids

There are a few bad oral habits you should watch out for to ensure your child doesn't miss out on a strong, healthy smile in the future.

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Preventing Tooth Decay: To Rinse or Not to Rinse?

By the time we're adults, most of us probably think we've got brushing our teeth figured out. We've been doing it everyday for most of our lives, after all. However, there is one part of the process that many people get wrong: they rinse their mouths after brushing!

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Dental X-Rays & Radiation Exposure

Many patients have expressed concerns about the amount of radiation exposure caused by dental x-rays. We want to set the record straight about this very important diagnostic tool and what it means for your health.

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The Truth About Chewing Gum

As dentists, we’ll warn you away from sweet treats most of the time, but chewing gum is a surprising exception. That is, as long as it’s sugar-free. Yes, it’s true that sugar-free chewing gum is actually good for your teeth and can help prevent tooth decay.

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Conventional Dentures vs. Overdentures

Tooth loss is still treated by dentures, but there are now special kinds of dentures called overdentures that integrate the latest dental implant technology. Here's the difference between traditional dentures and overdentures

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