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Infant Oral Care: How Early is Too Early to Begin?

May 1, 2014


Establishing a healthy starting point for your child’s oral care start earlier than you may realize.  It’s amazing how quickly time passes and how fast children grow up.  We’ve put together a few guidelines to encourage you to make good dental habits a priority and to begin caring for your child’s teeth as soon as…
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Top 6 Tooth Myths Busted

April 17, 2014


There’s a lot of misinformation about dental care. While many of the myths are harmless, believing in some of them may actually cause you to neglect or damage your teeth. It’s important to get correct information and find out what’s true and what’s false. Here are the top 6 tooth myths we love busting. #1…
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Smoothies that are Great for your Teeth!

April 3, 2014


  Do you love smoothies? Here are three great tasting and tooth friendly smoothies you and your family will love. Each one uses fresh, basic ingredients is easy to make and provides approximately 4, 8oz. servings. If you try one, we would love to hear your thoughts. The Super Bright Smile Smoothie     This…
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5 Crazy Things We Do to Our Teeth!

March 20, 2014


  Kids and adults do some crazy things to their teeth! Avoiding our list of the top five is a great way to save yourself from future tooth trouble. 1. Using your teeth as tools.     Your teeth are not bottle openers, package rippers, string cutters or any of the number of other crazy…
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5 Bad Brushing Blunders: Tooth Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

March 6, 2014


  We all know how to brush our teeth, right? Unfortunately there are times when we may actually do more harm than good. Here are the five worst toothbrush blunders:   1. Brushing too hard. Brushing with too much force can damage sensitive gums and wear away the protective enamel of your teeth. Try to…
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Are “Soft Teeth” a Myth?

February 20, 2014


We often hear patients talk about how they or their children have “soft teeth”. We especially hear comments related to how “soft teeth” have been inherited from their parents or have been passed down to their children. But is there really a condition that causes some people’s teeth to be more susceptible to cavities than…
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Can Chocolate Actually be Good for Your Teeth?

February 6, 2014


  Whether we are giving chocolate to the ones we love or whether we just love chocolate, we also care about our teeth. And while candy generally doesn’t mix well with keeping teeth healthy, dark chocolate (the kind with at least 70% cocoa) can actually be a cavity fighter. That’s obviously good news for chocolate…
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Tooth Friendly Super Bowl Snacks

January 23, 2014


    Are you ready for the Big Game?  A Super Bowl get-together demands super snacks but not at the expense of your teeth.  That’s why we’ve put together a few tasty game day snacking ideas with healthy ingredients.  Of course, these are snacks, and none of them are perfect.  Regardless of what you eat,…
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