Why your child needs a dental checkup when heading back to school

For a caregiver, the weeks leading up to the start of school can feel like an endless list of to-do’s. Making sure you have all the class supplies, scheduling physical examinations, stocking the fridge with school-ready food, and trying to help your child transition from the lull of summer into a structured routine can feel […]

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All About Plaque!

Plaque removal is the most common goal for¬†dental health products on the store shelves (and a main factor in acceptance by the ADA). Why? Because plaque buildup leads to a whole host of problems! But what exactly is this threat that poses so much danger to our teeth and gums? Since plaque is perhaps the […]

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5 Tips to Keep Red Wine from Staining Your Teeth

Having a glass of red wine, whether it’s around the dinner table or out for a night with friends, is one of life’s pleasures that most people don’t want to give up. Unfortunately, the staining power that red wine carries often detracts from the experience of being able to enjoy it. If you’ve been surprised […]

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5 Foods that Can Crack Your Teeth

While decay caused by certain foods is a very serious problem, it’s not the only type of damage that needs to be considered when deciding what to eat and how to eat it! Even some healthy foods can potentially cause major issues if eaten the wrong way. Dental emergencies caused by simply eating are not […]

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Do I need to have my tooth pulled?

It may sound intimidating, but tooth extractions¬†are a very common and routine dental procedure! Whether the reason is entirely preventable or beyond your control, pulling a tooth is oftentimes necessary for the benefit of your oral health. Let’s look at some of reasons why you may find yourself in need of an extraction: Damage Sometimes, […]

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