Dental Blog

Electric Toothbrush vs. Manual Toothbrush

The debate over whether or not electric toothbrushes are superior to manual toothbrushes has gone on for years. Supporters of the vibrating brush claim it reaches and cleans gums and teeth better and more effectively that its manual counterpart. Manual-brush devotees claim that they get the same […]

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Keep Your Teeth Happy and Healthy This Spring

Spring has sprung! And with spring comes more time outdoors, lots of family activities, and often some time off of work or school. In this busy and exciting time of year, we know that it can be difficult to keep up with your oral health regimen. New […]

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The Scoop on Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry is a relatively new phenomenon and is now becoming a part of general dental care. Your hygienist may even use a laser while cleaning your teeth! Here, we have outlined everything you need to know about laser dentistry. Who? A general dentist, oral surgeon, endodontist, […]

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Teeth Whitening: At-Home vs. In-Office Whitening Treatments

Your smile is important. So important, in fact, that there are countless cosmetic procedures out there geared towards perfecting it. The appearance of your smile is based on many different aesthetic aspects, such as shape, size, and color. Let’s focus on color for a moment. Teeth are […]

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What You Need to Know about Dental Implants

The health and appearance of your teeth and mouth are essential to both your self-esteem and how others perceive you. Statistics show that a smile is often the first thing people notice upon meeting others. For this reason, it is important to keep your smile in tip-top […]

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Five Ways to Maintain the Whole Family’s Dental Health This Holiday Season

Oral health should be a family affair, something that everyone can get on board with. We understand, though, that during the holidays, proper dental health can be pushed to the wayside. Suddenly, there’s so much more to think about, so many more errands to run, and a […]

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Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Thanksgiving

We are quickly approaching the most famous food-related holiday – Thanksgiving! Because much of the buzz gets put on overeating, oftentimes the health and nutritional benefits of dinner get missed. Colgate released a list of dishes that are healthy options for your Thanksgiving meal: Appetizers: Cheese, veggies […]

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Keep Your Children’s Teeth Healthy This Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and everyone should be able to enjoy everything the holiday has to offer, including the candies and treats. From class parties to trick-or-treating, your children’s teeth (and potentially yours, too) may be bathing in sugars and sweets all day long. Follow these simple […]

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Natural Toothpaste Alternatives

Health and hygiene trends are hot topics these days. There is a growing concern with the ingredients found in modern-day toothpastes and the methods in which they are made and tested. Fortunately, there are several natural alternatives that can have the same bacteria-eliminating and whitening effects. Baking […]

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4 Reasons to Get an Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is one of the most prevalent, yet preventative types of cancers. Once diagnosed with oral cancer, the five-year survival rate is only 60%, which is more reason than ever to visit your dentist for a screening today. Take the necessary steps to support and promote […]

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