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5 Common Causes of Toothaches

5 Common Causes of Toothaches

Waking up with a toothache is never a fun experience. From inflamed and irritated gums to acute pangs when you bite down and even dull pains that seem to wrap around your entire head, they can present themselves in a number of ways — none of which are enjoyable.  But...

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10 Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth

10 Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth

You’ve probably heard the phrase “you are what you eat” at least a thousand times. And while it’s most commonly used to describe how certain foods affect your stomach, it’s also applicable to how foods affect your teeth!  Believe it or not, your diet has a lot to do...

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Can You Perform Dental Care at Home?

Can You Perform Dental Care at Home?

At-home dental care is nothing new. People have been taking routine care of their teeth for years.  However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused many to take on more forms of dental care by themselves, so they don’t have to visit the dentist and risk getting sick. This...

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Dental Implants: What to Expect

Dental Implants: What to Expect

If you have a missing tooth, a dental implant may be a good option for you. While you’re considering your options, you may be wondering what dental implants are, and what to expect if you choose to get them.  Below, we’ll cover everything you need to know about dental...

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5 Tips for Coping with Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Coping with Dental Anxiety

If even the thought of going to the dentist quickens your heartbeat and makes you break out into a sweat, you are not the only one! Many people share this fear, and in fact, coping with dental anxiety is so common, there’s actually a term for it — dentophobia. We’re...

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Plaque vs. Tartar: What’s the Difference?

Plaque vs. Tartar: What’s the Difference?

Plaque and tartar go together like Batman and Robin, but this pairing isn’t exactly on the side of the good guys! In fact, plaque and tartar can wreak havoc on your dental health, which is why it’s good to know the difference between the two, as well as the signs and...

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How to Clean Your Toothbrush

How to Clean Your Toothbrush

How to Clean Your Toothbrush Your toothbrush keeps your teeth clean, but how do you keep your toothbrush clean? Hint: it’s not just by rinsing it alone.  Toothbrushes tend to be a favorite hangout for bacteria and germs, and a quick swipe beneath a running faucet is...

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Can Stress Make Your Teeth Hurt?

Can Stress Make Your Teeth Hurt?

Some days are just destined to be stressful. You wake up late, can’t find your keys, get stuck in traffic, have a hectic day at work, need to pick up the kids (but first stop by the store), get home just in time to make dinner...whew! No wonder you’re totally stressed...

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How Long Does Zoom Teeth Whitening Last?

How Long Does Zoom Teeth Whitening Last?

If you’ve been searching for an effective way to have a brighter, whiter smile, chances are you’ve come across the Zoom! Tooth Whitening procedure. What is it, how does it work, and does it create lasting results? Let’s break it down. What is Zoom Teeth Whitening? The...

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