Dental Blog

Knocked-out Teeth

It’s not too worrisome if your toddler’s loose tooth falls out; however, if your older child has a permanent tooth come loose, that’s cause to get to your dentist as soon as possible. Whether they’re playing sports or just a bit clumsy, knocking a tooth out can be more common than most think when it…

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Cosmetic Dentistry

The health of your teeth is what is most important but many people agree that the appearance of your teeth should never be overlooked. Your smile may be one of the first things that a person notices about you. And you probably want them to notice you for your bright, healthy smile, not because of…

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10 Fun Facts for Kids

Most kids probably don’t find teeth particularly interesting. Dental health isn’t something they usually think about. But there are actually many interesting facts surrounding teeth – both our human ones and even our animal friends! If your child is feeling a little nervous about his or her appointment or if you just want to share…

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Manual Toothbrush vs. Electric Toothbrush

You may have already spent a lot of time looking back and forth between your hands – manual in one, electric in the other – but which is really better?

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Taking Care of your Toothbrush

In some ways, taking care of your toothbrush is just as important as taking care of your teeth. This is, of course, because your toothbrush is the most important tool in your oral health routine.

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Your Mouth’s Anatomy

Your mouth is more than just teeth. Inside, it is a made up of many things that work together to keep you healthy! This includes the obvious, like your tongue and gums, but also some other (perhaps stranger-sounding) components such as your salivary glands and your uvula. So what are all these different parts and…

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Are you Over-brushing?

Hearing that you should brush your teeth twice a day and maintain a healthy flossing regimen will probably not come as much of a shock. We’ve heard it since our first trip to the dentist. But what about over-brushing? In many cases, brushing too vigorously can cause extensive damage similar to that of under-brushing.

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A History in Dentistry

Teeth have always been around. So it makes sense that dentistry is almost as ancient as humanity itself. In fact, the word dentistry originates from an Ancient Greek term, odontology (from the Greek odoús, meaning tooth). There is evidence of drilling teeth as a remedy for toothache and enamel removal dating back over 9000 years ago.

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Teenagers vs. Braces

It can happen to anyone. Your teeth aren’t so straight, maybe a little crooked or they’re off set in some way which can mean only one thing — braces! And what about braces and teenagers? These young people are a handful at the best of times but with braces? The world may potentially end! Getting…

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The Don’ts of Oral Hygiene

Do you brush your teeth? Yes. Good! Do you floss as well? Yes. Great! I even use mouth wash. Perfect! There’s not too much more you should be doing to keep your teeth as healthy as possible but maybe there’s something you shouldn’t be doing! Don’t use your teeth as tools. Tearing open bags of potato…

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