Are Christmas Cookies Bad for Your Teeth?

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From gingerbread men to cut-out sugar cookies, baking traditions are a great way to make memories! It’s hard to think of the holidays without them! But are Christmas cookies bad for your teeth? Read on to learn more. Sugar and Your Teeth You might have heard that too much sugar can be bad for your teeth. Why is that? Let’s …

3 Reasons to Pack Your Electric Toothbrush

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Electric toothbrushes are awesome, but are they necessary when you travel? We like to pack ours for multiple reasons! Continue reading for 3 reasons to pack your electric toothbrush when you travel for the holidays. 1. Better Brushing If you’re looking for reasons to pack your electric toothbrush, you can start by observing the results! People have studied the use …

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 …

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 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 …

5 Symptoms of Gum Disease

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Did you know that it’s just as important to take good care of your gums as it is to take good care of your teeth? Your teeth may be the focus of your dental care routine because they are the first thing you notice when you smile, but your gums deserve lots of attention too. Here are 5 symptoms of …

Choosing a Toothbrush

Choosing a Toothbrush

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Brushing your teeth regularly is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth, but the condition of your toothbrush is also important because it can have an impact on how effective your brushing is. Dentists recommend replacing your toothbrush every 3 months or as soon as the bristles show signs of wear and tear such as …

Should You Use Mouthwash?

Should You Use Mouthwash?

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When taking good care of your teeth is a priority, you want to do everything you can to ensure that your teeth stay healthy, strong and bright. Is brushing and flossing your teeth enough or should you use mouthwash too? Here’s why mouthwash can be a great addition to your oral hygiene regimen and what to look for when choosing …