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What is a Sedative Filling?

It’s always unfortunate when a tooth has decayed so much that it needs to be restored by a dentist, but there are many options to save your tooth!

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Tongue Scraping—What it is and What it Could do for Your Oral Hygiene

At every dental appointment, dental patients are reminded of the importance of their at-home oral hygiene practices: Brush your teeth, floss, rinse and so on. Everyone knows the basics, but have you…

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Why Does My Tooth Ache?

Toothaches are one of the most common reasons for dental visits. In most cases, this kind of pain or discomfort is due to cavities. However, there are a number of other potential causes that you…

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What Determines the Price of a Crown?

"How much does a crown cost?" It may seem like a simple question to ask your dentist, but the answer is more complex that you might think. Lots of factors go into the price of a crown

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Get to Know Your Oral Microbiome

A microbiome is a community of microorganisms that live in a certain location, particularly inside the human body. The microbiomes of our mouths are filled with hundreds of different types of…

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Is Luxury Toothpaste Worth It?

There seems to be a luxury revolution happening in personal care goods of all kinds, and oral hygiene is the latest category of consumer products to get an indulgent makeover.

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Foods That Naturally Contain Fluoride

Dentists love fluoride because it can strengthen and re-mineralize damaged enamel, making it more resistant to decay. That's why fluoride is added to public drinking water

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3 Bad Oral Habits to Watch Out for in Kids

Anyone who as watched over or raised a baby or toddler knows that the mouth is one of the key ways that small children explore and learn about the world.

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Oral Hygiene With Dentures

If you're new to wearing dentures, we have some good news for you. We've come a long way since your grandma's false teeth. These days it's easier than ever to get durable, realistic dentures.

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The Hidden Dangers of the Sparkling Water Trend

You've cut down on your mocha maple double latte habit—good job! You've given up your sweet tea with lunch—great! You're skipping flavored sports drinks and sticking to water at the…