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Proper Teeth Cleaning Technique

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Technique is everything. When you know the proper way to do something you can know with certainty that you are making a positive impact with whatever it is you happen to be doing. There is nothing worse than thinking you have been doing something correctly for a long time only to find out that not only were you doing it wrong, but that the way you were doing it was causing a lot more harm and will make it that much harder to correct. When it comes to brushing your teeth, there is a specific way to do it for it to be the most effective. Some may believe that a lot of toothpaste, on a hard bristled brush combined with hard, aggressive strokes will offer the best … Continue Reading

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Benefits of Regular Dental Care

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Good health practices will always yield good results. When you eat a healthy balanced diet and get the proper amount of exercise daily, you will be on the road to living a longer and healthier life. When you think about it, anytime you give something necessary care and attention chances are it will yield the results you are seeking. Dental health is no different. Dentists have stressed the importance of maintaining your oral care through regular brushing, flossing, rinsing and visits to their office. Here are some of the actual benefits of listening to that advice. Better Smile–If an individual is a coffee or tea drinker or a smoker, more frequent dental care might be deemed necessary. This is because substances such as wine, tea, coffee, and/or tobacco … Continue Reading

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Protecting Your Teeth

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All things that we hold dear, we protect. Our loved ones, our homes, and our personal belongings are the items that usually are on the top of the list, but what about our bodies? It’s a new year and many people begin January with a new membership to a gym and promise themselves they are going to become the best version of themselves. This is a great and something everyone should do, but just saying it isn’t enough. You have to follow through with the goal and maintain it. The body is made up of many parts and each one deserves attention and should be properly maintained and protected. We put our teeth through a lot on a daily basis, so it’s normal that they experience wear and … Continue Reading

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Oral Health and the Holidays

The holiday season is a very special time for many. Getting a chance to spend much needed quality time with friends and family is something that you may not get to do as often as you’d like, so you make sure to cherish those special moments. It is also a time where delicious eats and treats are abundant. There’s nothing wrong with indulging in some holiday treats; you’ve worked hard and you deserve it! It is important to remember however that the holidays only last for a short time and that your teeth and gums will last a lot longer than that, as long as you take good care of them. If you do happen to over indulge in the sweets this holiday, fret not. A combination of … Continue Reading

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Dental Health is the Fountain of Youth

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Getting older is a part of life, but feeling and looking older is something that we have the power to control (to a certain degree). Age may just be a number, but whatever your number is you should own it and wear it proudly like a badge of honour. Of course this is easier said than done; we live in a society where youth is linked to newness, vibrancy and innovation and aging is essentially perceived as the opposite of those things. First things first, it is very important to love who you are the way you are. If for whatever reason you aren’t happy however, there are ways to improve yourself and the best place to start is your mouth. Your teeth are very important for eating … Continue Reading

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An Alternative to Dental Fillings

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Going to the dentist on a regular basis is an important part of maintaining a healthy dental regimen. Another important factor that can affect your dental and overall health, is your diet. Consumption of foods that are highly acidic or rich in sugar can have detrimental affects on your teeth. The best way to avoid any of the dental pitfalls that can occur is to limit your intake of those particular types of food. It may be that much harder to do during the holiday season, but your mouth (and body) will thank you if you do. In the event that you just couldn’t resist those holiday sweets and happened to overindulge you might end up with a cavity. Traditionally dentists use a method that requires a specialized … Continue Reading

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