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Dental Surgery: How To Prepare for One

“Dental surgery” are two words that can make anyone cringe in fear of pain and expense. But, people must know that they’re necessary to address various dental problems. Good oral hygiene and simple cleaning are often enough to prevent and treat dental problems. However, some are severe enough to warrant surgery. If your dentist recommends …

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Recipes For Healthy Teeth You Should Try

Our teeth are important in our daily lives. They are essential for eating, talking, and communicating clearly. A healthy set of teeth allows us to smile with confidence, which can improve our relationships, careers, and social lives. With so much riding on our teeth, it makes perfect sense to care for them. One way we …

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What You Should Know About the Dangers of Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are popular among young people these days, and most drink them for a much-needed energy boost to get through the day, especially when they have a lot going on. However, they are not as good for the body as they claim to be. Here’s what you need to know about the dangers of …

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Children with Diabetes: Dental Health Care Tips and More

Diabetes and dental health are connected. Diabetes can result in high blood sugar levels that affect your whole body, including your gums and teeth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than ten percent of Americans have diabetes. Although not many people are aware of the oral health problems associated with …

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Cosmetic Dentistry: Foods and Drinks To Avoid

Some people have beautiful smiles the day they are born. Others, however, may need a bit of help. Cosmetic dentistry is a wide range of procedures that dentists offer to help patients achieve beautiful smiles. These procedures can make a dramatic difference to your appearance, which you can easily see in cosmetic dentistry before and …

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4th of July Teeth Safety Tips

Firework stands are now starting to pop up all over town. People are leaving grocery stores with carts full of meat and charcoal for their barbecues, and bakeries are creating tons of cupcakes decorated in red, white, and blue. People often go all out and enjoy the 4th of July with friends and family. Unfortunately, …

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The Benefits of Green Tea for Teeth and Gum Health

Green tea is a popular beverage that is scientifically proven to benefit overall health. Most historians believe tea came from around China, Tibet, and India. Ancient Chinese legends say that Shen-Nung, a Chinese emperor, discovered tea in 2732 BC when tea leaves accidentally fell into a pot of boiling water. In India, they attribute tea’s …

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Refreshing Drinks That Are Good for Your Teeth

The summer heat makes reaching out for sugary, ice-cold drinks easier. However, drinking sodas, lemonade, sweet teas, and iced coffees all summer is harmful to your oral health. Don’t worry; you don’t have to give up on refreshing drinks that can hydrate you throughout the summer. You’ll find plenty of sugar-free or low-sugar alternatives to …

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The Dental Benefits of Milk and Dairy

Is milk good for your teeth? The short answer? Yes. Milk and other dairy products are some of the best foods for teeth and overall health. By definition, milk is a fluid secreted by female mammals that nourish their young. The most common milk humans consume comes from cows and goats. Milk is rich in …

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Toothpaste Ingredients: The Good and the Bad

How does one choose toothpaste? The many varieties and brands of toothpaste make it confusing and overwhelming to choose one. We often hear “four out of five dentists agree” or “nine out of ten dentists agree” about toothpaste in ads. Most brands on the toothpaste aisle also put these in their advertisements, making it more …

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