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Origins of the Tooth Fairy Traditions
Oct 12, 2020, 7:43 PM
The Tooth Fairy is a rite of passage for many kids, and she is even known to run in the same circles and Santa and the Easter Bunny! But if you think about it for too long, you might wonder where these characters came from in…
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Good Candidates for Invisalign
Sep 28, 2020, 9:34 PM
If you’re unhappy with a crooked smile, you may have researched your orthodontic options. Many people are drawn to Invisalign because they’re removable and less noticeable than traditional metal orthodontic braces.
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Kids and Mouthwash
Sep 14, 2020, 7:47 PM
Mouthwash can be a very helpful part of your dental hygiene routine. Mouthwash can kill bad bacteria in the mouth, preventing dental cavities and gingivitis. It’s also used to improve and freshen breath. Some parents wonder…
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Brushing Up on Your Brushing Technique!
Aug 24, 2020, 7:44 PM
Most of us first started brushing our teeth on our own around the age of 5. We’d like to think we all know what we’re doing! However, there’s a good chance that many people haven’t reevaluated their brushing needs and…
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Interproximal Cavities
Aug 11, 2020, 10:45 PM
Some people avoid the dentist and justify it by telling themselves that they brush and floss daily, so their teeth must be healthy! This goes double if you’re not having any tooth pain. However, a lack of pain doesn’t always…
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3 Causes of White Spots on Teeth
Jul 27, 2020, 7:41 PM
Many things can leave stains on our teeth, and these stains can come in a variety of colors. Yellow and brown stains are the most common, but there can also be temporary stains from eating brightly colored candy. But what if…
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3 Tips for Healthy & Beautiful Summer Smiles
Jul 13, 2020, 11:08 AM
Summer is here, and while we know kids are thrilled, this change in routine can throw off your family’s regular brushing habits. You can still enjoy summer while also making sure to maintain your dental hygiene! Below are…
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Why to Avoid Letting Your Children Use Their Teeth as Tools
Jun 22, 2020, 8:13 PM
Allowing your child to misuse his or her teeth may cause the teeth to become cracked or fractured. If your child is using his or her teeth for anything other than eating, they risk tooth damage, which could lead to dental…
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What Your Tongue Can Say About Your Overall Health
Jun 8, 2020, 6:37 PM
There are a few health conditions that can manifest symptoms on your tongue. You should be regularly checking your tongue for any signs of a problem. If you ever experience pain in your tongue, please make an appointment here…
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Salivary Gland Stones
May 25, 2020, 10:30 AM
Salivary gland stones, which are also called sialolithiasis, occur when someone has too much calcium in the body, suffers from a bacterial staph infection, or becomes chronically dehydrated. These all cause the salivary…
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