Does Whitening Toothpaste Really Work?

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Everyone wants a brighter smile and there are many ways to achieve a more glittering first impression. Depending on each patient’s needs and situation they may choose in office whitening, or at home whitening kits. What seems like the easiest solution is to reach for the whitening toothpaste, but does whitening toothpaste really work and is it the best option …

Can You Disinfect Your Toothbrush?

Can You Disinfect Your Toothbrush?

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In the current pandemic, we are trying to protect ourselves and our families from illness, and reinfection from illness. Part of this can mean disinfecting everyday items. So if you’re asking “Can you disinfect your toothbrush?” Here are some safety tips to keep your toothbrush clean during the time of COVID-19. 1. Isolate Your Personal Items If you’re showing any …

How Lifestyle Affects Oral Health

How Lifestyle Affects Oral Health

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Oral Health is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. It can affect your work life, relationships, and many other aspects of your lifestyle. But your lifestyle also affects oral health. Here are 5 ways you can improve your oral health by making healthy lifestyle choices! Avoid Unhealthy Beverages and Drink more Water Many delicious drinks we also love can …

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Are Dental Cleanings Preventive Care?

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We often hear that preventive care is important. Our insurance companies, doctor’s offices, magazines, articles all tout preventive care. But what is preventive care for dental health? And how often do you need things like dental cleanings and x-rays? These are important questions that must be answered to ensure that your oral health is the best it can be! What …

Dental care can be self care

Dental Care Can Be Self Care

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The first thing people notice about you is your smile! It radiates your personality and your joy. It expresses who you are. It is one of the first things that you can prioritize as you establish self care routines. But it is also one of the easiest to accomplish every day. Dental care can be self care, so you can …

The Benefits of Braces

The Benefits of Braces

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You probably know a fair number of people with braces on their teeth. But these people are older than you would think. More than 4 million Americans are already wearing braces, and one quarter of them are adults according to recent reports. What do braces do? Braces can straighten teeth in a number of different ways. First they can straighten misaligned teeth. Second, …

Consider a "Smile Makeover" in the New Year!

Consider a “Smile Makeover” in the New Year!

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It’s the beginning of a whole new decade and if you’ve been considering getting a smile makeover what a better time then now to inquire into the potential of your amazing smile!  Perhaps you have been wondering what a smile makeover could offer.  It’s a process of improving the appearance of the smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, …