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What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath can be embarrassing, especially if it happens every day. Instead of popping a breath mint or piece of chewing gum in your mouth, it’s important to understand the causes of bad breath so…

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The Truth About Fluoride: Fact vs. Fiction

What’s as controversial as vaccinations? As it turns out, it’s fluoride (for some people). Did you know this mineral—which occurs naturally in soil, water, and air—has been added to most public water supplies in the…

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DIY Teeth Whitening

As you age, the outer layer of enamel on your teeth gets worn away. This is a natural part of the aging process; however, certain foods, drinks, and general clenching and friction can wear down…

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral cancer is a cancer that develops in the tissues of the lips, mouth, cheek, gums, tongue or throat. In 2021, an estimated 54,010 adults in the United States will be diagnosed with oral and…

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Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Removal

Your wisdom teeth, also called third molars, usually emerge between the ages of 17 and 25. While some do not have any problems as they come in, approximately 85 percent[TR1]  of people experience pain and…

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Preparing for a Root Canal

According to the American Association of Endodontists, more than 15 million root canal treatments are performed each year in the United States. Contrary to what you may have heard, getting a root canal today is…

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What to Do with a Chipped Tooth

A chipped tooth is a common albeit painful and unpleasant experience. Maybe you’ve been chewing some hard candy or crunching on an ice cube when suddenly you feel something sharp and pokey bouncing around your…

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