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Nutrients That Help Keep Your Teeth Healthy

We’ve talked about foods that affect your oral health, but those discussions often boil down to the nutrients you get from those foods. Let’s take a closer look at those nutrients & exactly what foods provide them.

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Teaching Your Child Good Dental Habits

Good dental habits like brushing your teeth are important for your oral & overall health, but to kids, they can feel like a chore. Even though baby teeth will fall out eventually, it’s important to keep them healthy because they are guides & space holders for permanent teeth. Here are some tips for teaching your kids good dental hygiene habits to solidify their oral health for a lifetime. 

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Gluten-Free Diet

The Truth About Gluten-Free Diets & Your Teeth

Gluten-free diets have taken a spotlight in recent years for many reasons. You might have noticed articles focused on these diets, with responses ranging from praise to harsh criticism. While we can’t speak to the diet’s overall merits, we can dig into how a gluten-free diet can affect your oral health.

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How Whitening Toothpaste Works

Whitening toothpaste is an easy & accessible way to whiten your teeth while doing something you already do regularly—brushing your teeth! Let’s explore how whitening toothpaste works to brighten your smile. 

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The Different Kinds of Toothpaste

We all need toothpaste, but there are many different kinds to choose from. The variety might seem overwhelming, but we’re here to go through the differences & explain the benefits of each.

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Caring for Your Lips

If you walk through an art gallery, you’ll notice that all the great paintings are held within beautiful frames. In some ways, the frame is just as important as the art; if you choose a frame that is too fancy or too plain, too colorful or too dull, it can detract from the beauty of the art.

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The Difference Between Baby Teeth & Permanent Teeth

Most of us lost the last of our baby teeth years ago, but have you ever thought about why you need two sets of teeth in the first place? Both baby teeth & permanent teeth are important for your continued dental health, although there are a few key differences between the two.

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A Look at Canine Teeth

What do you know about your canine teeth? By the name alone you might think you share teeth with a certain furry friend, & while they do have carnivorous origins, there’s a lot more to them than you might think.

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Why a Dental Cleaning Is Not Just a Teeth Cleaning

Dental cleaning appointments have more than one benefit to patients. Like a spa day for your teeth, cleaning appointments include two phases—scaling & polishing—that together give you the smooth, clean teeth you expect, along with some more benefits.

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