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Six Steps Towards Keeping a Healthier Toothbrush

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know – or maybe even want to know – how much gross stuff finds its way onto your toothbrush. Your number one tool in the fight against tooth decay and gum disease may actually harbor such potential hazards as intestinal bacteria, yeasts, coliforms and Staphylococci, the bacteria…

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Oil Pulling Offers a Holistic Way of Potentially Improving Oral Health

n no way should a daily oil-pulling routine be considered an adequate replacement for practicing quality oral hygiene at home or scheduling regular dental visits. Oil pulling does not help prevent or reverse the impact of tooth decay on an individual’s oral health, and it’s imperative that patients fully understand that. With that said, the…


Keeping Teeth Healthy During The Holidays

As the winter holidays roll around, starting with Thanksgiving and not ending till well after the New Year, sweet treats abound. The constant temptations that this season offers can often lead to dental hygiene issues, cavities, and tooth decay. No one wants to end these merry celebrations with a trip for a filling. At McDowell…

How To Choose A Toothbrush

The average person spends over 1000 hours brushing their teeth over their lifetime. With hundreds of options on the market, how do you choose which brush is right for you and your needs? There are a few things to look out for, but many factors depend on making sure that you’ll actually use your brush…

The Most Common Teeth Injuries

Though we all try to avoid them, injuries to our mouths and teeth sometimes happen. Wounds to teeth often appear worse then they are  as there are many blood vessels in that region that can bleed quite a bit with a tiny cut. In all cases of injury to any teeth, a trip to your…

Helping Your Smile: The 7 Top Cosmetic Dentistry Needs

Your smile may be the most important part of your personality. Cosmetic dentistry is full of helpful procedures that can assist you in taking care of that smile. This can help you feel confident, assured, and proud of your grin for many years to come. Whitening One of the most common cosmetic procedures, some teeth…

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