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How to Handle a Broken or Lost Tooth

May 25, 2017

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It can be scary when your child gets hurt or has an accident. As a parent, you’re equipped to handle a bruise or a scrape, but what about a broken tooth? Do you know what to do when your child loses a permanent tooth? We have the answers below!  If Your Child Fractures a Tooth Fracturing a tooth is…
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Why Xylitol is the Mouth Healthy Sugar Alternative

May 11, 2017

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Eating too much sugar can lead to tooth decay, but it can be difficult to find snacks or cook without sugar. However, there is an all-natural sweetener that can help clean teeth and still satisfy your sweet tooth. Today, we discuss how sugar can cause cavities, and how xylitol is the perfect mouth-healthy replacement for…
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Ten Fun Facts About Your Mouth!

April 13, 2017

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Your mouth is a fascinating place full of stories! For as long as humanity has existed, we’ve studied and minded our oral care. Below are some fun facts about your mouth, and the tools we use that keep our smiles healthy! 1 – Tooth enamel is the strongest substance in the entire body! This makes…
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From Eggshells to NASA – the Fascinating History of Toothpaste

March 30, 2017

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Did you know that toothbrushes used to be made of bone and horse hair? Oral health care has a long and weird history that stretches back centuries and includes numerous ingredients and tools that have helped carve the path for modern dentistry. Today, we look at the origins of toothpaste and how it has evolved…
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Keep Your Child’s Smile Sparkling this Spring Break

March 16, 2017

Spring break is upon us, and with it comes a much needed respite from school and work. As exciting as spring break can be, sometimes we fail to adequately maintain our oral health. Luckily, there is an easy and effective way to stay on top of your oral health while on vacation. This spring break…
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Stop! Don’t Floss Until you Read This Flossing Guide!

March 2, 2017

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Flossing is a key part of getting a healthy smile and keeping cavities and gum disease away. Yet, a recent study conducted by the American Dental Association (ADA) revealed that just over 50% of Americans floss daily, while nearly %19 don’t floss at all. Added to that, mouths come in all different shapes and sizes,…
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Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month by Drinking Water

February 16, 2017

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the theme this year is “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile.” National Children’s Dental Health Month is organized by the American Dental Association (ADA), and brings together dental professionals, healthcare providers and educators to promote the benefits of oral health to children. Tooth decay is the…
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