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9 FUN FACTS that have to do with a mouth

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Mouthguards – Why Wear Them?

Six Reasons to Wear a Protective Dental Mouthguard 1. Mouthguards Protect Against Fractures One of the most important functions of mouthguards are to keep your teeth from breaking. The mouthguard does this by distributing the stress of the impact to … Continue reading

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Canker Sores – Help!!

Do You Suffer From Canker Sores? A canker sore (or Apthous Ulcer) is a painful form of mouth ulcer.  Canker sores are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are not cancerous.  A canker sore is … Continue reading

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What are the Worst Drinks for Your Teeth?

DOUBLE  TROUBLE FOR YOUR TEETH For years most of us have heard about the how much sugar is in soft drinks and how bad they are for our teeth.  Does that mean if we just drink “diet” sodas, that it … Continue reading

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TEETHING – Symptoms and Solutions

Teething can begin early as 2 months of age.  The first tooth, however, does not usually appear in the mouth until about 5 – 7 months.  Some babies sprout their first tooth with little or no problems, while others seem to … Continue reading

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Some Tooth-healthy Do’s and Don’ts

DON’T 1) Crunch on ice and popcorn – Teeth are tough and made to last a lifetime eating a normal diet, but they do have a breaking point. Ice is tough – tough enough that glaciers carve mountains and an iceberg … Continue reading

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Use it or Lose it!

Some of our patients are lucky enough to have dental insurance to help them cover a portion of their dental treatment. We’ve all heard the old saying “use it or lose it” . This time of year – it applies to … Continue reading

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