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4 Ways to Prepare for a Dental Emergency

We don’t often think of medical emergencies as being dental-related. However, it's just as critical to be prepared for a dental emergency as any other injury. Here are five easy ways to be prepared just in case. Know How to Treat Them Using Your Kitchen Knowing how to treat a dental emergency is particularly important information, especially if you have kids or you are susceptible to dental injuries. You may be surprised to know that you have some tools you can use ... Read more
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Fact vs. Myth: Is Sugar Bad for Teeth?

You’ve heard many times that sugar is bad for your teeth, but it can be hard to avoid it when the sweet stuff is everywhere! We’ll explore what sugar does to your teeth, if all sugar is bad for your teeth, and what you can do to protect your oral health. What Does Sugar Do To My Teeth? Eating sugar doesn’t actually harm your oral health, but it's the acids that the bacteria on your teeth release after breaking sugar down that do. ... Read more
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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
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