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Do Adults Need Fluoride Treatments?

Posted on:Thursday, April 29th, 2021 @ 2:24 pm

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Many dentists and hygienists recommend fluoride treatments for their adult patients. You might ask yourself, “Do I really need a fluoride treatment? I thought those were just for my kids.” After all, most insurance plans cover fluoride treatments only up to the age of 18. What you need to know as a dental consumer is …

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BOTOX®

Posted on:Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 @ 1:06 pm

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If there’s a way to feel and look better, why not?

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Seeing Red when you brush or floss?

Posted on:Thursday, April 15th, 2021 @ 1:08 pm

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If you see pink on your toothbrush and your gums are swollen, you may be one of millions of Americans with gingivitis. What is gingivitis? Gingivitis is an infection of the gums caused by plaque. Many people don’t know they have it. Report red, swollen, or bleeding gums to Drs. Barbara or Katie Bell, Dr. …

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Wisdom Teeth

Posted on:Friday, April 9th, 2021 @ 10:28 am

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Are you thinking about your wisdom teeth?

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Healthy Easter Candy Alternatives

Posted on:Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 @ 10:45 am

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There are so many ways to enjoy your Easter with an indulgent treat. Here are some favorites.

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Dry Mouth

Posted on:Thursday, March 18th, 2021 @ 5:25 pm

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Dry mouth is also known as xerostomia.

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St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

Posted on:Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 @ 2:30 pm

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May the road rise up to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May your days be filled with sunshine, and your teeth be free of plaque! Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must be St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re not Irish, how do you go about celebrating …

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Plaque and Your Teeth

Posted on:Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 @ 12:15 pm

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Plaque is the sticky, colorless film of bacteria that forms on teeth.

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Baking Soda as a Toothpaste?

Posted on:Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 @ 12:50 pm

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Is there really a miracle product sitting in the back of your fridge or up in your cabinet–something cheap that can zap bad smells and keep your teeth sparkly white? Yes. That box of baking soda, also known as bicarbonate of soda (or sodium bicarbonate), can do major things! Its superpowers come from a two-letter …

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Consequences of Tooth Loss

Posted on:Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 @ 2:59 pm

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Form and Function — Consequences of Tooth Loss We tend to think about teeth as individual units, your dentist even gives each tooth a name and number, but in fact they make up a complete system, each one adding to its neighbor to function as one. Think about how the keystone in an arch holds …

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