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When babies suck on things like their thumbs or a pacifier, it affects the structure of the inside of their mouths. The vacuum created while sucking can mold their bones around the object, which can affect swallowing, facial development, and teeth placement.

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The folks at the American Dental Association have a ton of consumer information on their website regarding pregnancy and dental care. Here is a summary:

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We’ve all heard about foods that are bad for our teeth. What about the foods that are good for our pearly whites?

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A lot of people have studied smiling. It has been proven that smiling is good for you, but how good? What can you expect from showing your pearly whites? Lets find out.

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It is essential to start your children’s oral hygiene routine early. Doing so will get, and keep, your children on the road to strong teeth, and a healthy mouth. But if you are a parent, you know, it isn’t that easy. Here are some tips and tricks for getting children in the routine, from infancy, on.

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Though we specialize in human teeth, and advocate mostly for our hominid friends oral health, what about our fluffy friends? Many of our staff and clients have best buds with four legs, and their mouth health – similar to ours – affects how they feel. To keep your pup active, healthy, and happy, here are some tips and tricks for keeping their mouth health best-in-show.

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Bruxism, or teeth-grinding, is a condition where you grind, or clench your teeth. read more

Teeth are typically most sensitive to cold foods and liquids. This is the reason you rarely see individuals bite into ice cream or a snow cone. Others who may have hypersensitive teeth can get irritated by a cool glass of milk. Similarly, one can have sensitivity to hot or warm foods, and drinks as well.

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We are all aware of the teeth harming things your dentist warns you about, like sugary drinks, candy, wine, and coffee, etc. But, what about the things they tend not to warm you about unless they are scolding you after the damage is done? Here are 5 surprisingly harmful things that could ruin your pearly whites.

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With Halloween fast approaching, so is an abundance of sweets. Dentists around the world cringe towards the end of October.

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