Oral Health Care

Why Is Fluoride In Drinking Water

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that’s found in groundwater and oceans in many areas of the world, and the people who live there have been drinking it for centuries. In the 1940s, dentists noticed…

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How To Stop Grinding Teeth at Night

Do you ever wake up in the morning with aching teeth or sore jaws? Does your sleep partner notice you grinding your teeth in the middle of the night? If so, you’re like the one…

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Treating Dental Cavities in Boulder

For most people, avoiding tooth decay is the No. 1 reason they go to a dentist. Unfortunately, even with the best brushing habits and dental hygiene, cavities may be inevitable. When the time comes for…

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How to Get Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Did you know that about 20 percent of children between five and 11 years old suffer from tooth decay? Most parents understand that instilling good brushing habits in young children is important for lifelong oral…

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When Flossing Makes You Bleed

Do your gums bleed when flossing? If so, it’s not a signal to cut back. When flossing makes you bleed – as counterintuitive as it may sound – it’s often a signal that you need…

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Making Your Dental Health a Priority

For oral health, most of us know the drill: brush twice a day (at least), floss once a day, visit your dentist twice a year, and so on. However, many people neglect regular dentist visits,…

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