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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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A Closer Look At Our Teeth

A Closer Look At Our Teeth

We use our teeth all day, every day, for chewing, talking, and flashing big smiles at friends and family. What are the structures that allow our teeth to do so much? Let’s take a look at what our teeth are made of. Layer 1: Tooth Enamel The portion of each tooth that...

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Temporomandibular Disorders

Temporomandibular Disorders

Our jaws do a lot of work throughout the day, opening and closing over and over so that we can do ordinary things like talk, eat, and yawn. Ideally, all of the anatomy involved functions as it should and we can perform these tasks without trouble, but many people...

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Oral pH: A Delicate Balance

Oral pH: A Delicate Balance

You might remember a little bit about pH from a science class you took years ago in middle school or high school. Even if you don’t, that’s okay; it’s time for a refresher course because pH plays a major role in our oral health. The Basics (And Acidics) Of pH We could...

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Dental Care For Baby Teeth

Dental Care For Baby Teeth

The smile of a happy child is one of the best things in the world. Unfortunately, dental caries (tooth decay) is the most common chronic disease of childhood. We want those smiles to stay as healthy as possible, which is why we’re dedicating a blog post to baby teeth...

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Dental X-Rays: It’s Time For Your Close-Up

Dental X-Rays: It’s Time For Your Close-Up

If we asked you to list three things that happen in a typical dental exam, dental X-rays would probably be one of them. But do you know what they’re used for? It depends on the type of X-ray, so let’s look at what these are. Getting The Wide Shot With Panoramic X-Rays...

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3 Tips To Keep Teeth Clean Between Meals

3 Tips To Keep Teeth Clean Between Meals

We understand how busy life can get–between work, school, sports, and having a social and family life, it can be hard to find time for your dental health. Because we know how precious your time is, we’ve decided to compile a list of quick, easy tips to keep your teeth...

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Canker Sores: Causes And Treatment

Canker Sores: Causes And Treatment

Have you ever tried to enjoy one of your favorite foods, but that angry, swollen lump on your gums or the inside of your cheek kept stinging and hurting? Then you know what it’s like to have a canker sore. These sores are round ulcers that can develop on the inside of...

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Straight Teeth: Not Just About Looks

Straight Teeth: Not Just About Looks

The most obvious impact of orthodontic treatment is a straighter, more attractive smile. While it is true that we tend to perceive people with properly aligned teeth as happier and more successful, the benefits aren’t just superficial. Clearer Speech Do you remember...

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The Effects Of Pregnancy On Oral Health

The Effects Of Pregnancy On Oral Health

You can always expect your body to go through a lot of changes when you’re expecting, but did you know that some of those changes are to your oral health? The changing hormone levels of pregnancy actually put expecting mothers at greater risk of developing a variety...

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