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5 Fast Foods that are Harming Your Teeth

June 28, 2018

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It can be difficult to make all of your own meals at home, which often makes fast food necessary. But, if you decide to treat your family to fast food, watch out for these things that can destroy teeth. Shakes  Shakes are loaded with sugar, and often contain more sugar than one person should eat in any…
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Do Healthy Teeth Really Need Dairy?

June 14, 2018

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The old adage is that “milk and dairy are necessary for strong teeth and bones.” While that is true –milk and dairy both greatly help strengthen teeth and bones – the whole truth isn’t so simple.  It’s All about What’s on the Inside  Milk and dairy products are incredibly rich in calcium, magnesium and vitamin D, essential building blocks needed…
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The ABC’s of Straightening Teeth

June 4, 2018

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Braces are an incredible resource to help people get a healthy smile that they are proud to share. Here’s everything you need to know about straightening teeth, and why that’s such an important part of a healthy mouth.  Straight Teeth help Healthy Smiles  Adult teeth inform the health and shape of the mouth, and misaligned teeth…
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New Mom’s Guide to First-Year Oral Care

May 10, 2018

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There’s a lot of new information that mom’s have to learn during their child’s first year. Today, we’re going to help new parents everywhere by giving them a guide to first-year oral care.  Clean Their Mouths  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry advises that parents begin cleaning their baby’s mouth from day one. New moms can use an…
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Here’s Why Braces are Super Appliances for Healthy Smiles

April 19, 2018

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Some people think that braces are only good for straightening teeth, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! Braces are incredibly versatile tools that can ease a number of oral health ailments, and encourage people to share their smile.  Braces Can:  Straighten Crowded Teeth  Crowded teeth can be a major point of anxiety for numerous people, and that’s completely…
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Tips for How to Care for Oral Appliances

April 6, 2018

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People that want a straighter, more aligned smile often turn to braces and retainers. In order for oral appliances to work, they must be kept clean to avoid unnecessary wear-and-tear. Here’s how to care for braces and retainers, while also keeping your teeth clean and cavity-free in the process.  Braces  Braces are meant to be clean and free of food-debris so that…
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What Makes Food Mouth-Healthy?

March 23, 2018

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Proper oral healthcare is important for a person’s overall well–being, and a healthy diet plays a BIG role in oral health. When trying to eat mouth-healthy food, there’s a few things to look at when considering which food is best for your teeth.  Fiber Content  Fiber is an excellent nutrient for mouth-health, and supports a healthy digestive system. Fibrous fruits and vegetables…
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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these Mouth Healthy Treats!

March 8, 2018

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St. Patrick’s day can be a fun holiday for the whole family to celebrate. This year, try making some mouth-healthy green treats that your family will love so much they may pinch you! Super Green Super Food Smoothie   This super green smoothie is fantastic for cooling down on a warm spring day. The kale gives it…
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