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Tongue Scraping—What it is and What it Could do for Your Oral Hygiene

At every dental appointment, dental patients are reminded of the importance of their at-home oral hygiene practices: Brush your teeth, floss, rinse and so on. Everyone knows the basics, but have you heard of tongue scraping?

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What is a Sedative Filling?

It’s always unfortunate when a tooth has decayed so much that it needs to be restored by a dentist, but there are many options to save your tooth!

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Family History and Your Oral Health

You might have heard that you have your father’s eyes or your grandmother’s sense of humor. Maybe you know what diseases or medical concerns run in your family. But do you know what dental conditions are in your genes?

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Get in the Habit to Floss With These Methods

Flossing is an important part of any at-home oral hygiene routine. But it’s also a source of anxiety, pain, and even shame. Instead of dreading the inevitable “floss talk” from your dentist, try these tricks to get in the habit of flossing regularly.

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How Often Do You Need to See a Dentist?

Some say once a year, some say twice a year. The real answer to how many dentist appointments you need is not what you might expect!

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How to Know Whether You Should Get Veneers

There's one "Hollywood" white smile treatment that seems to breed a lot of curiosity: porcelain veneers. Here are a few basic pointers to help determine whether veneers are right for you.

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Top 5 Don’ts for Denture Care

Caring for your dentures is very different from caring for your natural teeth. It's important to know what not to do so your dentures stay looking good

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The Difference Between Dental Bridges & Partial Dentures

Having gaps in your smile can affect your bite, your speech and your appearance. If you are missing teeth, both bridges and partial dentures are common options for replacing teeth.

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3 Ways to Prevent Wear on Your Teeth

You can have a great dental hygiene routine and never miss a dental checkup and still be putting your teeth at risk for wear. Worn teeth are weaker and less able to resist the problems that cause toothaches

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What Happens to Adults With Wisdom Teeth

Most of us associate wisdom teeth with adolescence because that's when they first show up. Wisdom teeth are an extra set of molars that come in between ages 17 and 25.

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