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  • Things You Need to Know About Dental History

    The concept behind today’s dentistry got its start between 1650 and the 1800s, and the man who started it all was 17th-century French physician Pierre Fauchard. He is properly named “The Father of Modern Dentistry”. 

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  • 5 Easy Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy for Halloween

    Halloween brings out our inner child. It gets us excited to dress up, decorate the house, and share candy. It is also a time when we all feel comfortable enough to eat as many pieces of candy as we want, because what’s Halloween without sweets? 

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  • From Tooth Decay to Tooth Loss

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    Gum disease starts because of the bacteria that form and stays on teeth. If the bacteria are not removed daily with brushing and flossing, the plaque builds up and the bacteria starts infecting the gums and teeth. Left untreated, teeth will eventually start to fall out or will require professional extraction

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  • Do Toothpicks Really Belong In Your Mouth?

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    If a piece of the toothpick breaks off, try and get another set of eyes to help you find it, because those pieces can be very hard to dislodge. Those broken pieces can quickly cause inflammation and will cause damage the longer they are left inside. Remember — if you are unable to remove the broken piece(s), contact us. We’re here to help… judgement free!

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Warning Signs & Symptoms of Heat-Related Illnesses

    Who knew that drinking water can be very beneficial to our daily lives and help save our teeth in the process? This summer has been a hot one and it’ll keep getting hotter. While we are all outside in the hot sun having the most fun as we can, it is very important to drink enough water as we can throughout the day. 

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  • 5 American Presidents... and Their Teeth

    From fallacies about false teeth, secret oral surgery, and using their teeth as life-saving tools, to the first dental office in the White House, here's historical dental knowledge you've likely never heard before!

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  • Top 9 Health Risks Men Face

    We have Men’s Health Awareness Week coming up this month so let’s talk about it. Men’s Health Week was created in 1994 by congress to help raise awareness of preventable health problems, as well as early detection and treatment of diseases commonly found among men and boys.

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  • Five Gift Ideas To Celebrate Mom This Year

    Five last-minute Mother's Day ideas to help you plan a special weekend for those fabulous ladies in your life!

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  • EGG-STRA Special Easter Ideas for 2021

    If you’re celebrating this year with a traditional Easter or still hunkering down with a virtual celebration, we have some egg-citing ideas to brighten your weekend!

     

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  • The Truth About Bad Posture and Tooth Fractures

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    painful cracked tooth cartoon

    Clenching and grinding of the teeth and jaws contribute greatly to tooth fractures, chipped teeth, and wearing down the surfaces of your teeth (short teeth).

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