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4 Dangerous Dental Fads You Should Avoid

There have been many well-publicized trends in oral health care over the last few years, but not all of them are good for your teeth! Here are a few dental fads to avoid in order to protect your teeth! Brushing with Lemon Juice & Baking Soda Both lemon juice and baking soda have been touted for their whitening abilities, but each carries its own separate dangers for your teeth. Lemon juice is highly acidic, and repeat exposure means risking the integrity of your ... Read more
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What Makes My Teeth Feel Fuzzy?

Have you ever run your tongue over your teeth only to encounter a rough texture that makes you want to immediately grab a toothbrush? If you’ve ever been baffled by that fuzzy feeling, you’re not alone, and there are a few reasons for it. Let’s take a look at some of the causes: Foods with Oxalic Acid Foods high in oxalic acid like spinach, beets, and rhubarb certainly contain beneficial nutrients, but unfortunately the oxalate crystals can create a sticky feeling on your ... Read more
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6 Tips for Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

Dental care isn’t just important for humans! If you have a pet, you have to take care of their oral health too. Like humans, pets can develop painful gum disease if their teeth aren’t properly cared for. We understand that it may not be easy to clean your pet’s teeth, but these tips will make the process much easier and safer for you and your pet. 1. Get the Right Supplies Your local pet store should have pet-friendly toothbrushes and toothpastes (human toothpaste ... Read more

Consumer Overview: Denture Products

If you have dentures, or even if you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen TV advertisements for denture products. Because dentures and teeth loss can be emotional topics, it’s no surprise that the advertisements try (let’s call them) unconventional approaches. Sometimes they try too hard to be funny, sincere, or authoritative. Other times they go for realness and end up somewhere closer to too-much-information. But for all their flaws, these ads are speaking to a sizable market. Over 60 million people in the ... Read more

Five Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea

Five Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea… and One Thing You Can Do About It At one point in time, maybe even only a few years ago, sleep apnea was not well-known among the public. Now, thankfully, public awareness of sleep apnea is much higher. After all, it is a dangerous condition, and because it is a disease that affects sleep, many people who have sleep apnea aren’t even aware of it. If you suffer from sleep apnea, you will temporarily stop ... Read more
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