Category: Dental Health Information

What Do You Do If You Lose a Tooth?

September 20, 2021

Heads up, parents: losing a tooth is not just a childhood issue. The American College of Prosthodontics estimates that 178 million Americans lose at least one tooth, and about 40 […]

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Man Lost a Tooth

The Effects of Sugar on Your Teeth

July 7, 2021

We’ve heard it all our lives: “Sweets will rot your teeth!” We tend to associate candies and sodas with cavities and unfortunate dental visits. When we break down the relationship […]

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sweets and candy

6 Ways to Combat Teeth Grinding

April 30, 2021

Bruxism, otherwise known as teeth grinding, is when clenching and grinding of the teeth happens involuntarily. This forceful grinding usually happens while a person is asleep, and since the person […]

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Teeth grinding

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

August 28, 2020

The extra molars that start growing in during your teen and young adult years are commonly known as your wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are the cause of thousands of surgeries […]

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Wisdom teeth on X-ray

10 Uses For Mouthwash You Never Knew

February 10, 2020

Did you know that when mouthwash was first discovered for oral health in 1895, it was used as a surgical disinfectant?  Today, mouthwash is used to supplement proper brushing and […]

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Woman pouring mouth rinse into cap getting ready to try other uses of mouthwash

Can Pool Water Affect Your Smile?

July 17, 2019

Swimming is a favorite summer activity for many of us. It’s a great way to cool off, get some activity, and have fun with friends and family. However, there is […]

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