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4 Tips to Achieving a Healthy Summer Smile

4 Tips to Achieving a Healthy Summer Smile

4 Tips to Achieving a Healthy Summer Smile It is difficult to believe that summer is here already! The new season ushers in plenty of fun and schedule changes as well.  However, just because we are increasing our time spent on sports, travelling, and outdoor fun doesn’t mean we can ignore our oral health habits. Summer, in fact, can be…

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Do I Have A Cavity?

Do I Have A Cavity?

Signs You Might Have A Cavity A tooth cavity can be described as the decayed area of the teeth, which commonly starts as tiny holes/openings in the enamel, then progresses to more visible ones with time, especially when/if left unattended. The initial stages of a cavity may go unnoticed as the damage is too minor with little to no signs…

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What to Do When Your Child Gets Their First Cavity

What to Do When Your Child Gets Their First Cavity

Cavities Happen! When a dentist advises a parent that their child has a cavity it can come as a real shock. This is especially true if you have been being diligent about brushing and flossing every day. Cavities happen for many different reasons, of course, a sugar-heavy diet is one reason, however, they can also be somewhat hereditary, such as…

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How Various Beverages Affect Your Teeth

How Various Beverages Affect Your Teeth

Protect your Teeth From Staining, Sensitivity, and Cavities Your teeth take on more pressure than you may think. Almost everything that goes into your mouth has to come into contact with your teeth. Some beverages will make your mouth more acidic, causing sensitivity, staining, or even worse, cavities. Leading a healthy lifestyle and especially taking proper care of your oral…

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Receding Gums – What You Need to Know

Receding Gums – What You Need to Know

Receding Gums – What you Need to Know If you notice that your gums are pulling away from your teeth or that your teeth look longer than they used to, you may be suffering from receding gums. Other symptoms of this dental problem include gum inflammation or unevenness. Gums usually recede over a relatively long period of time. Keeping a…

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