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  • Apple Cider Vinegar

Home remedies for various health problems are quite common. In some cases, they are backed by scientific evidence, while others are purely anecdotal. One alternative health practice that is gaining popularity is consuming apple cider vinegar. Whether supported by science or not, people praise apple cider vinegar as a method to treat acne, fight diabetes, stimulate weight loss, and help prevent cancer. Few people, however, are aware of the effects of using apple cider vinegar in regard to teeth. read more

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Do you live with chronic gastrointestinal problems? If you don’t, chances are you know someone who does. Luckily, researchers have discovered something that may bring us one step closer to successfully treating conditions like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis—and it relates to your oral health. read more

Do you find yourself consistently sleepy? Being overly tired during the day can indicate a variety of things, including sleep deprivation, depression, sleep apnea, or other sleep disorders.

To help determine whether your level of tiredness is within a normal range, use the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, below. read more

  • Bad Breath

Bad breath (halitosis) can be embarrassing. But does having bad breath automatically indicate that you are a bad brusher? Not necessarily.

Although poor oral health habits are one cause of bad breath, it can also be caused or worsened by several other factors, such as diet, lifestyle, disease or medication. read more

We realize that a trip to the dentist isn’t everyone’s favorite activity. However, it is an important one. Not only do routine and specialty visits keep your teeth healthier and minimize your risk for cavities, they can also save your life. read more

Brushing your teeth is a good and healthy habit! But we’ve all heard the question, “is there ever too much of a good thing?” In the case of dentistry, there is. read more

Teeth whitening is one of the most sought-after dental procedures in cosmetic dentistry today. In fact, white teeth have been desired as far back as ancient Egyptian times. However, methods used in the past are not as quick or desirable as what is available today. read more

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CariVu is a hand-held instrument that reveals cracks and cavities in seconds, using only light – no radiation! It can help you address small problems before they become big ones. read more

  • Lonely Woman

A study recently published in the European Journal of Ageing has concluded that poor oral health may contribute to loneliness in older adults. Therefore, maintaining good oral health into old age may be a protective factor against loneliness. read more

  • Flossing Teeth

You may have seen recent headlines announcing that flossing isn’t necessary. We want to make sure you are well-equipped with the information you need, so you can properly care for your oral health. Here’s a breakdown of the current debate: read more