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Too Few Or Too Many Adult Teeth

Too Few Or Too Many Adult Teeth

Depending on how many wisdom teeth come in and whether or not they have to be removed, most adults have 28-32 adult teeth. There are a few outliers in either direction, however. Some people have fewer teeth than they should (called hypodontia or congenitally missing...

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The Dangers Of Chronic Teeth Grinding

The Dangers Of Chronic Teeth Grinding

Grinding our teeth briefly when we’re nervous or frustrated is pretty normal. When the grinding doesn’t stop, however, it can do a lot of damage, whether it happens during the day or while we’re asleep. This kind of chronic grinding is called bruxism. What Causes...

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Plaque, Tartar, And Your Teeth

Plaque, Tartar, And Your Teeth

Plaque and tartar are two words that you probably hear a lot when you come in for a dental cleaning. You might already know that they cause tooth decay and gum disease, but do you know what they are? Let’s take a closer look at these two substances that are a constant...

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It’s Time To Kick That Ice-Chewing Habit

Chewing ice might seem refreshing in the moment, but it’s not doing any favors for your teeth in the long run. Today we’re going to take a look at why ice chewing is such a common habit despite the dangers it poses, as well as what someone with this habit can do to...

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Wisdom Teeth: What You Need To Know

Wisdom Teeth: What You Need To Know

Getting your wisdom teeth removed is such a common procedure these days that it’s almost a rite of passage among teenagers. But why do some of us have to get them out anyway, and why do we even have them in the first place? In today’s blog post we’re going to answer...

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Taking Care Of Your Pet’s Teeth

Taking Care Of Your Pet’s Teeth

It’s easy to assume that our pets don’t need dental care like we do. After all, wild animals can’t exactly brush their teeth, and that doesn’t seem to be a problem for them. However, it turns out that our pets’ teeth have a very different situation than the teeth of...

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Enamel Hypoplasia

Enamel Hypoplasia

We all want a perfect, pearly-white smile. Sometimes all it takes is a good brushing and flossing habit and regular dental visits, but not everyone is lucky enough to have naturally strong teeth that are easy to take care of. For some people, a healthy smile is much...

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Defeating Bad Breath

Defeating Bad Breath

We’ve all been there before — sitting in the middle of a job interview or a first date and realizing that our breath is far from minty fresh. Even when everything else is going perfectly, bad breath can be enough to ruin your confidence and turn a good experience...

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Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Is a simple spoonful of ice cream enough to make you cringe because of the pain in your teeth? Do you have to be careful when you drink hot coffee that none of it touches your chompers? If you know the feeling, then you’re one of millions who experience tooth...

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Our Favorite Quotes About Smiling

Our Favorite Quotes About Smiling

Working in the dental health business, one of our favorite things to see is our patients’ smiles. So today, we thought we’d celebrate those happy faces by sharing some of our favorite quotes about smiling! Smile For Yourself “Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more,...

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