Getting the Most out of Your Mouthguard

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Most people would agree that you should wear a mouthguard if you play contact sports like football or hockey. But what about sports like kayaking, rock climbing or or skateboarding? Many school districts and leagues have made mouthguards a required piece of equipment for some sports, but protecting your teeth should be a priority when… Read more »

Five Food Choices That Can Ruin Your Smile

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Did you know that the foods and drinks you consume could be putting your mouth at an increased risk for failure? Protect your teeth and gums by eating healthy. Here are five food choices that can ruin your smile: – Foods that stick to your teeth and gums tend to put your mouth at an… Read more »

Tongue Scraper: The Benefits

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Are you concerned about your teeth and gums? Do you ever wonder if there’s anything more you can do to keep your mouth clean and strong? If so, you may want to consider the benefits of using a tongue scraper, though brushing your tongue isn’t always necessary. You see, unlike your teeth and gums, your… Read more »

How to Avoid Plaque and Tartar

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When it comes to dentistry, there are a few terms and phrases that can be confusing. For instance, you’ve probably heard of plaque and tartar—but do you know what the differences actually are? You see, plaque is made up of bacteria containing food particles. Generally, it forms within four hours of consuming food. In fact,… Read more »

The Effects of Sports on Your Oral Health

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If you play sports—or if your child plays sports—you probably know how important it is to wear a mouthguard. A custom mouthguard can protect your falling out, cracking, and chipping. Your dentist can even create a custom mouthguard that will offer you more comfort and protection. But, aside from the risk of damaging your teeth,… Read more »