Oral Health Conditions: Dry Mouth

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As the harvest season comes into effect, it is important to make sure you’re doing everything you can to protect your teeth and gums. Although it is important to brush and floss effectively daily, there are various symptoms that can arise even if you have flawless oral health care. One known oral health condition which… 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 »

There Are Minor Variations on Dental Floss

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The American Dental Association recommends that you floss your teeth at least once per day to remove plaque and residual food particles from between teeth and along the gumline. Despite exorbitant marketing claims by antiseptic mouthwash manufacturers, flossing remains the most effective method for removing the bacteria that can cause gum disease. There are a… 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 »

Are Dental Implants on Your Horizon?

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Dental implants are a replacement for the roots of a tooth, and have changed the face of dentistry in the last 25 years. They are a viable option for many people, if you are a good candidate. How important is age in factoring in whether or not a person can have a dental implant? Adults are… Read more »