How to Brush Your Teeth Better

How to Brush Your Teeth Better

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If you care about your dental health, we know you try hard to brush your teeth diligently. But have you talked with your dentist about your brushing technique and tools? Using the correct brushing technique and tools is important because it can make the difference between effective and ineffective brushing. Let’s talk about how to brush your teeth better to …

5 Ways to Stop Jaw Discomfort

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Once jaw tension starts, it can build up quickly and cause headaches, neck pain, dental sensitivity, and other problems. Jaw discomfort can impact your sleep, work, and life when you don’t know how to find relief. Here are 5 ways to stop jaw discomfort that actually work. 1. Notice When You Clench Many times, jaw discomfort begins by clenching or …

Popular New Electric Toothbrush Features

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Shopping for a new toothbrush? Ready to make the switch to an electric toothbrush? Let’s talk about some popular new electric toothbrush features that can take your oral hygiene to the next level. Timers Dentists recommend brushing your teeth after each meal, or 3 times daily, and for 2 minutes each session. It can be easy to want to rush …

5 Healthy Snack Ideas

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You may have been encouraged not to snack because of how it can negatively impact your overall health. Snacks can be sneaky with how they affect your health, so it’s important to be mindful. But healthy snacking can actually have a positive impact on your body. Here are 5 healthy snack ideas that support good dental health. 1. Fruits Fruit, …

5 Tips for Better Brushing

5 Tips for Better Brushing

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Brushing our teeth is a daily habit that many of us rarely think twice about, but sometimes it can be a good idea to be mindful of our regular habits to ensure that we’re getting the most benefit from them. Brushing your teeth is important. So it’s important to do it well and with the right tools for the best …

Signs of Jaw Clenching

Signs of Jaw Clenching

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Extra tension in your jaw can seem like a minor issue, but it can lead to a lot of discomfort if left untreated over time. Could jaw clenching be the source of your discomfort? Read on to learn about the most common signs of jaw clenching and what you can do to find relief. How Do I Know if I …

Winter Sports Safety

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One of the best things about winter is winter sports. Playing in the snow and on the ice is awesome. Getting injured? Not so awesome. Here’s what you need to know about winter sports safety and your teeth to help you ensure that you won’t be sidelined and miss out on the fun. The Risks of Winter Sports Whether you’re …

5 New Ways to Improve Your Oral Hygiene

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Boring brushing and flossing routines can be a thing of the past! Sounds too good to be true? Check out these 5 new ways to improve your oral hygiene and up your dental care game from mundane and boring to something you can’t wait to do. 1. Electric Toothbrush Electric toothbrushes may not sound that exciting, but there’s a reason …

How Often Should You See Your Dentist?

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Seeing a dentist is important for the health of your teeth and gums, but you may wonder, exactly how often should you see your dentist? And how do you know when you need to? Here’s what you need to know about exams, cleanings and emergency visits so you can be sure that you are always doing the very best for …