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Many of us have long known the benefits of drinking tea regularly. Some of these benefits include improving our immune system, building stronger bones, and protect against aging (anti-oxidants). ...

The Benefits Of Tea On Our Dental Health

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Thumb sucking begins before birth and is a natural habit for many babies. Unfortunately, if allowed to continue it can have serious developmental effects on your baby. These effects can include ...

Tips To Break A Thumb Sucking Habit

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Crooked teeth (also called malocclusion) can affect almost 75% of all American adults. Malocclusion can significantly affect oral health over the course of a lifetime, leaving you with increased ...

The Straight Talk About Crooked Teeth

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Periodontal disease has long been known to be caused by the toxic waste production by oral bacteria. The body’s response to this production is through the inflammatory process which can lead to ...

Can Vitamin D Help Boost Periodontal Health?

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Most kids tend to have accidents that cause some sort of injury while growing up. The injuries usually range from a scraped knee to a broken bone. Most of us don’t make it into adulthood without a ...

Can Children Get Dental Implants?

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Oral health is directly related to a person’s general overall health. Your mouth is connected to the rest of your body so it makes sense that what happens in the mouth (teeth and gums) can have ...

6 Things Your Teeth Say About Your Health

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A discolored tooth can be a real worry for many parents. A tooth discoloration in children (and even adults) generally occurs from some sort of tooth trauma. It is believed that about 1/3rd of all ...

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Let’s face it, going to the dentist is usually not a the top of most people’s fun list. Going to the dentist does not have to be an unpleasant experience that we dread. Whatever the reason, many ...

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A discolored tooth can be a real worry for many parents. A tooth discoloration in children (and even adults) generally occurs from some sort of tooth trauma. It is believed that about 1/3rd of all ...

Does Your Child Have A Discolored Tooth?

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Recent studies have shown an increased risk for periodontal disease in women. Why are women more prone to the disease, and what can be done to help decrease the risks? While there are many risk ...

Periodontal Disease In Women

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Whiter teeth have been a hallmark of youth and health for many years. Over the last 15 years or so, many different methods and products have come to market to allow everyone to achieve the goal of ...

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Whiter teeth have been a hallmark of youth and health for many years. Over the last 15 years or so, many different methods and products have come to market to allow everyone to achieve the goal of ...

Do You Know The Best Options For Teeth Whitening?

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Here we are in that time of year when coughs, colds, and flu symptoms can make our lives miserable. Most people turn to over the counter medication to either relieve some of their symptoms or ...

Can Cough Syrup Cause Tooth Decay?

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For many people, eating disorders are part of every day life. These abnormal eating habits may involve either insufficient or excessive food intake to the detriment of an individual’s physical ...

Can Eating Disorders Affect Dental Health?

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A Smile is the universal language we all share. Having a smile you are happy with allows you to exude self confidence and self esteem. This makes you feel more attractive to others and appear ...

Are You Happy With Your Smile?

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Geographic tongue is a chronic, inflammatory condition of the tongue (can also affect other areas of the mouth) affecting approximately 3% of the population. It is characterized by discolored ...

Should You Be Worried About Geographic Tongue?

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How do the science of dentistry and stem cells go together? Stem cells have long been debated in the public forum, usually in regards to cloning an individual or animal, not generally thought of ...

Can Teeth Be Grown Using Stem Cells?

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Many people assume that a baby’s teeth are not important to care for because they will fall out eventually. This is simply not so. Not only can breakdown of these primary teeth cause severe ...

Caring For Your Child's Teeth

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Your toothbrush is an essential part of maintaining any oral hygiene regimen. Walking down any oral health aisle in a drug will show you dozens of different toothbrushes and other oral health ...

How To Choose (And Care For) The Right Toothbrush

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In the past, orthodontics was routinely an early teen event that began once all of the baby teeth were gone and permanent teeth were in. Recent advances in the understanding of a child development ...

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In the past, orthodontics was routinely an early teen event that began once all of the baby teeth were gone and permanent teeth were in. Recent advances in the understanding of a child development ...

Are Early Orthodontic Evaluations Necessary?

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Dental implants have evolved over time and become an ideal replacement for a lost tooth or teeth. The long term success rate of dental implants is well over 95%. What once was a product offered to ...

Are Dental Implants An Option For Everyone?

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Oil pulling therapy - is an ancient medicinal technique that involves swishing oil in the mouth. It is mentioned in ancient literature describing oil pulling therapy as capable of both improving ...

Can Oil Pulling Therapy Improve Your Dental Health?

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Tooth decay (also called dental cavities or dental caries) – The destruction of the surfaces (dentin and/or enamel) of a tooth and infiltration of bacteria into tooth structure. Tooth decay ...

Facts And Myths About Tooth Decay

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Cancer takes such a tremendous toll on the victims as well as loved ones. Billions of dollars are spent each year on research and medications in the battle against head and neck cancer. There are ...

Can Aspirin Protect Against Cancer?

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An allergic reaction is caused by our immune systems being sensitive to a specific substance (also called an allergen). An allergic reaction occurs when you make contact with, inhale, swallow, or ...

Dental Care And Allergies

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Diabetes can be a debilitating disease on many levels including dentally. A well managed diabetic will have better outcomes over the long term to live a healthier life. Recent studies have shown a ...

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Diabetes can be a debilitating disease on many levels including dentally. A well managed diabetic will have better outcomes over the long term to live a healthier life. Recent studies have shown a ...

Can Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Help Diabetics?

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Many of us never think of the possibility of a dental emergency until it is upon us. One of the most critical aspects of choosing a dentist should be their emergency dental care policy. Will the ...

Emergency Dentist To The Rescue

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Having a healthy, white smile is a goal for most of us. Maintaining a good routine for dental hygiene is key to the foundation of that success.The work required to make this happen, can be ...

Top 10 Tips For A Healthier, Whiter Smile!

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Choosing the right dentist or doctor is always a difficult thing to do. Some of us rely on friends and family for a referral, while many turn to internet reviews. There are over 150,000 dentists ...

How Your Choice Of Dentist Affects Your Dental Health

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Why do teeth change color? Our teeth can stain and darken over time for many reasons. In many instances, yellowing of the teeth comes with age, staining of the enamel, and the accumulation of ...

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Why do teeth change color? Our teeth can stain and darken over time for many reasons. In many instances, yellowing of the teeth comes with age, staining of the enamel, and the accumulation of ...

Why Are My Teeth Yellow?

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Tooth sensitivity is tooth discomfort in one or more teeth that is triggered by hot, cold, sweet, or sour foods and drinks, or even by breathing cold air. The pain can be sharp, sudden, and shoot ...

Home Remedies For Tooth Sensitivity

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What exactly is preventive dentistry and why is it important in maintenance of our overall health? Preventive Dentistry – The aspects of dentistry concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and ...

Preventive Dentistry Acts As A Health Guard

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Many of us see a beautiful smile and wish that it could be ours. Few of us are born with perfectly shaped, straight, white teeth. In the past, “natural smiles” were the norm, but today, cosmetic ...

Is Snap On Smile Right For You?

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Flossing is an important part of your dental hygiene program and should be done on a daily basis. Without flossing, you are leaving your teeth and gums vulnerable to destruction by tooth decay and ...

May The Floss Be With You

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Dentistry is about more than just checking your teeth. Most dentists have extensive training, education, and knowledge of systemic and oral diseases, and the symptoms to be on the lookout for. A ...

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Dentistry is about more than just checking your teeth. Most dentists have extensive training, education, and knowledge of systemic and oral diseases, and the symptoms to be on the lookout for. A ...

Does Your Dentist Practice Oral Medicine?

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Too many women give up to soon when they begin a new exercise plan. Just when you are on the verge of results or getting hooked on exercise, you throw in the towel. Don’t let that be you! Stay ...

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For many adults, braces or orthodontics have just not been an option. They do not want to invest the time and effort to make their teeth straight. For those that do want to correct their ...

What Is Instant Orthodontics?

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Angular Chelitis - is inflammation of one, or more commonly both, of the corners of the mouth. The inflammation is caused by yeast development in the area. The condition may show itself as deep ...

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Angular Chelitis - is inflammation of one, or more commonly both, of the corners of the mouth. The inflammation is caused by yeast development in the area. The condition may show itself as deep ...

Angular Chelitis....What Is It?...How Is It Treated?

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Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful ...

What Is Fibromyalgia?

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Morning breath can be difficult to fix. This type of halitosis is caused by a variety of different factors. It is mainly attributed to the slow production of saliva that occurs while you sleep. ...

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Teeth whitening is a common procedure in general dentistry but especially so in the field of cosmetic dentistry. There are different types of teeth whitening including in office and at home ...

Internal Bleaching Can Make You Smile Again

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Brushing at bedtime is one of those things that most of us just do, never questioning why. It starts as our teeth develop and our parents brush for us and hopefully we continue it throughout life. ...

The Benefits Of Brushing Before Bedtime

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Modern dentistry has evolved from the days of just a simple nightguard for grinders. A well trained dentist can treat a number of issues that were not even considered even 15 years ago. Bite ...

What Are Bite Appliances Used For?

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With the new year fast approaching many of us use this time as a time for reflection. Looking for areas we wish to improve upon in the coming year. These can include losing weight, being a better ...

Top Tips For A Happy, Healthy New Year!

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Are you laughing yet? I am sure collecting compliments is not on the top of your TO Do list for 2014, right? But I am talking about the compliments you give to yourself. Do you have an easier ...

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