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How to choose a toothpaste

Everyone knows you need to brush your teeth. And of course, it’s been said that you should ideally brush after every meal. But with all the different options out there, how do you know which toothpaste is best for you? Here is a look at some common options: Tartar control Tartar is basically the plaque […]

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What you should know about wisdom teeth

The more you know about your wisdom teeth… well… the wiser you will be. All kidding aside, wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that erupt in the late teen years to early twenties. Spacing and crowding problems often cause impaction and infections, not to mention disrupting the work that braces have achieved to […]

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The 411 on dental implants

Should you ever be in a situation when a dental implant is right for you, it’s helpful to be informed up front so you can make the best decision. How a Dental Implant Works First, what is a dental implant? Dental implants are artificial tooth “roots” that are placed into the jaw to help hold […]

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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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