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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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How to “Spring Clean” Your Dental Health Routine

It’s spring. Time to clean out the garage, tune-up the lawn mower, and get a fresh perspective on things. That includes your oral health too! While you’re getting ready to welcome warmer weather, don’t forget to take these steps to ensure that you keep smiling brightly throughout the spring and all summer long. Step One: […]

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How Everyday Stress Affects our Dental Health

Despite all the technological advances of today’s modern world, it seems that people today deal with more stress than ever. Our ability to cope with that stress may become challenging and over time can start to impact our health. Our bodies were made to tolerate short bursts of stress, which ultimately facilitate our ability to […]

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Chocolate loves me… it loves me not! Is Chocolate for Valentine’s Day Good for my Love One’s Teeth?

Let’s face it. Next to flowers and jewelry, chocolate is what we give on Valentine’s Day. But why?  Chocolate has been referred to as “the food of the gods” since the time of the Aztec Indians. In fact, the Aztec ruler, Montezuma, believed chocolate was an aphrodisiac. Christopher Columbus brought chocolate from the Americas back […]

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The Real Story behind February 2nd, Groundhog Day

Source: The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club Groundhog Day, February 2nd, is a popular tradition in the United States. It is also a legend that traverses centuries, its origins clouded in the mists of time with ethnic cultures and animals awakening on specific dates. Myths such as this tie our present to the distant past when nature […]

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