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Canker Sores: Why do I get them?

If you get them, you know the feeling. Canker sores, those little ulcers in your mouth, can make talking and eating uncomfortable. It’s amazing how such a tiny thing can make you miserable in such a big way. There are two types of canker sores: simple and complex. Simple ones are the most common, and […]

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It IS possible to brush your teeth too much

Dentists typically recommend brushing at least twice per day and flossing at least once per day. But is it possible that you could actually “overbrush” your teeth? It may come as a surprise that the answer is “yes”. In fact, overbrushing can lead to a condition known as toothbrush abrasion. This often results in sensitive […]

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Dental Care for Senior Citizens

While getting older certainly makes us wiser, there is always more to learn when it comes to taking care of our oral health. That’s because as we age we are at increased risk for a number of oral health problems. Some of the oral health problems seniors might face include the following: Darker teeth because […]

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