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The Best and Worst Foods for Your Teeth


If you are what you eat, that’s even more true for your teeth and gums. When you drink and eat starchy or sugary foods, you’re not only feeding yourself. You’re also feeding the germs (bacteria) that can cause tooth decay and gum disease in your mouth. Plaque is a thin, invisible, sticky film of sticky […]

5 Things You Shouldn’t Do With Your Teeth


We all know that unhealthy habits are hard to break, but it is possible to do so. Sometimes just knowing what could go wrong can help you stop your current behaviors. The sooner you put an end to harmful dental habits, the safer and healthier you’ll be. If you continue to do some of the worst […]

Restore Your Smile to Protect Your Health

Restore Your Smile to Protect Your Health

Maybe you’re dealing with the embarrassment and discomfort of living with crooked, overcrowded, chipped, or broken teeth? You might be considering restoring your smile with cosmetic dental procedures. But perhaps you’re uncertain because you feel that “there’s no reason to fix my teeth except looking better”? However, there are very good reasons to fix your […]


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Medical emergencies happen all the time, and most people usually know when it’s necessary to seek emergency care. However, it can be less clear about what “mishaps” qualify for an emergency trip to a provider. An expert from the Texas A&M College of Dentistry talks about what is a dental emergency, and what can wait until […]

Everything You Need To Know About Dental Crowns

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Dental Crowns and Their Possible Uses First off, let’s define what a dental crown is: a crown is a “cap” customized to cover a patient’s tooth. Typically, this procedure serves to restore a tooth’s shape and size, increase its strength, or enhance performance. In a successful procedure, the crown is cemented into place, perfectly encasing the tooth […]

How to Protect Your Child’s Teeth from Halloween candy

Halloween is just around the corner and that means that Halloween candy is about to be very available to your children. While you do want to make sure that your kid’s teeth and gums are healthy, keeping them from participating in one of the most fun, kid-friendly holidays of the year can be kind of harsh. So […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Teeth

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Learning how to take care of your teeth is as much a part of growing up as learning to tie your shoes, recite the alphabet, or memorize the multiplication tables. However, when it comes to our teeth, many of us still have a thing or two to learn. Here are 5 facts about your pearly whites that […]

7 Simple Ways to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth at Home

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In 2015, Americans alone spent over $11 billion on teeth whitening, including over $1.4 billion on at-home whitening products. There are plenty of products to choose from when it comes to whitening your teeth. However, most whitening products use chemicals to bleach your teeth, which concerns many people. If you want whiter teeth, but also […]

What are dental implants?

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Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed (permanent) or removable replacement teeth that are made to match your natural teeth. What is involved in getting a dental implant? The first step in the dental implant process is the development of an individualized treatment plan. The plan addresses your specific needs […]

Smoking and Oral Health

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Smoking leads to dental problems, including: Bad breath Tooth discoloration Inflammation of the salivary gland openings on the roof of the mouth Increased build-up of plaque and tartar on the teeth Increased loss of bone within the jaw Increased risk of leukoplakia, white patches inside the mouth Increased risk of developing gum disease, a leading […]