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How Well Do You Know Your Teeth?

We use them for biting, tearing, grinding and chewing. They help keep our facial profile by supporting facial muscles. We’re talking about our humble teeth here! Have you ever wondered what makes our teeth so strong yet resilient? In this post, we reveal some of the facts which make them what they are.
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Earth Day Dental Awareness

Conserving water, recycling, and limiting the amount of energy we use are simple ways to respect our planet and maintain a healthy smile at the same time.  Here are some surprising stats on how much our daily dental activities affect the Planet.
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How to Make Brushing the BEST time for your Kids

Children’s good and bad habits start early, making tooth brushing time a fun part of their routine will help improve the quality of their oral hygiene later. Many kids have cavities and other dental issues because of inadequate brushing and these problems just get worse with age. Inspiring your child to brush his/her teeth regularly may not be easy, but there are a few things you can do to make sure the child has good teeth.
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Baby’s First Tooth Brushing – When to Start and How To Do It

Baby dental care is an important start to a lifetime of good oral health.  Even before your baby sports their first tooth, get into the habit of wiping their gums with gauze or a soft wet washcloth during bath time.
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Battling Bad Breath – Causes and Cures

Is your mouth’s spirit animal a dragon?  Bad breath is the result of anything from poor dental health habits, unhealthy lifestyle habits, certain foods (we’re looking at you garlic!) or, it could be a sign of other health problems. If you take care of your oral hygiene and avoid pungent foods, and your breath is still kickin’, an uncommonly known cause is, believe it or not, STRESS.
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Play Hard, Keep Teeth…How to Protect Your Sport Star’s Shining Smile

April is National Facial Protection Month!  Did you know almost 3.5 million children age 14 and under are injured while playing sports or participating in extracurricular activities every year, with an estimated two million teeth being knocked out from sports related trauma? Well, those are the findings from the American Dental Association. Sports injuries can wreak havoc on someone’s smile. Depending on the severity of the injury, a blow to the head can actually cause teeth to crack, break or even fall out on impact.
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