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Choosing The Best Dental Floss

Choosing the Best Dental Floss For You Although the array of flosses and flossing products can seem daunting, choosing dental floss does not have to be difficult. You may be new to flossing or you may want to recommit to … Continue reading

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Women More Proactive in Maintaining Oral Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), women are better than men about seeing their physician for routine checkups and are more likely to schedule a doctor visit when feeling sick or injured. Now new research reveals … Continue reading

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Top 10 Myths About Root Canals

People seem to cringe when they hear the words root canal. I know that I used to. But reading the truth about these 10 root canal myths can help you get a better sense of what having a root canal … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers to Boost Dental Health

This holiday season, it’s important to remember that all of the added treats require special attention to be placed on dental health. People who find themselves running low on things to put in their loved one’s stocking should consider sticking … Continue reading

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The Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth

“You know the old colloquialism, let sleeping dogs lie? Well these dogs are not sleeping,” warns Richard Haug, executive associate dean at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, as he refers to wisdom teeth. An ongoing study links even … Continue reading

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5 Top Foods to Prevent Bad Breath

Bad breath results from two key issues: oral hygiene and gastrointestinal health. Basically this means that breath odors originate not just inside the mouth but also from your digestive tract. The culprit in both cases is largely bacteria. Doctors will … Continue reading

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When Stress Takes a Toll on Your Teeth

WITH economic pressures affecting millions of Americans, dentists may have noticed a drop in patients opting for a brighter smile, but they are seeing another phenomenon: a rise in the number of teeth grinders. “I’m seeing a lot more people … Continue reading

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Found: The Gene That Could Grow New Teeth

A breakthrough by scientists could see dentures bite the dust. Researchers have pinpointed the gene that governs the production of tooth enamel, raising the tantalising possibility of people one day growing extra teeth when needed. At the very least, it … Continue reading

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Top 10 Myths About Root Canals

People seem to cringe when they hear the words root canal. I know that I used to. But reading the truth about these 10 root canal myths can help you get a better sense of what having a root canal … Continue reading

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Vaccine for Tooth Decay

For most of the twentieth century, the only way dentists could treat cavities was to “drill and fill.” But what if cavities never formed to begin with, thanks to a vaccine painlessly squirted into the nostrils in the first few … Continue reading

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