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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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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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After last weeks poll, out of all who participated only about 30% of our followers use mouthwash. While we aren’t here to judge or scold, we felt it was timely to educate on the importance of mouthwash.

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Dental issues, of one kind or another, plague all of us to some degree. From typical sensitivity and sores, to cancer and gum disease, there is a spectrum of simple, solvable problems and more serious complications. It is important to be informed on when to contact your dentist, and when to make at-home oral heath more of a priority. Here are the top dental issues with short explanations and links to a more detailed blog on each subject.

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With the increase in popularity of vaping and smoking over the past 5 years comes research on the affect it takes on your health. Research findings include things like teeth discoloration, and in some cases, loss of teeth but fails to highlight the long term affects on your overall oral health.

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A form of chewing gum has been around since the 1850’s. Back then, it was made of tree sap and now it is made up of a blend of synthetic materials. Though there are many brands, flavors, shapes, and ingredients, many are proven to protect your teeth, but how?

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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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Most of us strive for white teeth and associate them with good health. Though usually, that is not the case. The two different kinds of teeth staining, intrinsic and extrinsic can make your teeth look less pearly white over time.

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Most of us have heard the dreaded words, “you have a cavity”. But the real question is, how do you get them in the first place, and can I get rid of them before the dentist has to?

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Tooth sensitivity will typically happen to everyone throughout their lifetime, for a variety of reasons. What are the causes of tooth sensitivity, how do you treat it, and how can a dentist help?

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