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3 Secret Links Between Motherhood, Pregnancy, and Oral Health Hidden in All That Dental Marketing
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3 Secret Links Between Motherhood, Pregnancy, and Oral Health Hidden in All That Dental Marketing

There’s mountains of advice out there for expecting parents, and a lot of that information is either contradictory or has a clear conflict of interest. Some of our own consultants have mentioned how difficult it is for their patients to work through all the parenting advice out there. Advice on oral health tends to be...

What You Should Know About Vaping and Oral Care
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What You Should Know About Vaping and Oral Care

The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and vaping has soared in recent years. The promise of fewer health risks than cigarettes is appealing to users. But few people stop to consider the impact that the chemicals in e-cigarettes might have on one’s oral health. While it’s true that vaping eliminates the tar in cigarettes, other...

4 Holiday Foods that Will Wreck Your Teeth
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4 Holiday Foods that Will Wreck Your Teeth

During the holidays, many people worry about ruining their diets. But few people worry about how all those festive treats can impact their teeth. Is it possible to enjoy all those goodies without compromising your dental health? What are some of the holiday foods that will wreck your teeth? Cavity Causing Cookies It’s the time...

7 Tooth Decay Stories That Will Have You Rushing to Brush
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7 Tooth Decay Stories That Will Have You Rushing to Brush

Tooth decay can happen to anyone, but with proper dental hygiene and regular visits to the dentist, you can keep it under control. Decay leads to cavities. When people let decay and cavities run amok, bad things can happen. Left alone, cavities can eventually require crowns, root canal, or even losing teeth. Here, dentists weigh...

What to Expect When Getting Sealants
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What to Expect When Getting Sealants

If you are getting dental sealants for your child (or yourself), congratulations—you are taking a positive step toward protecting those hard-to-reach back teeth. The procedure itself is largely painless, but it still helps to know what to expect when getting sealants placed on your (or your child’s) teeth. The Procedure Having sealants put on is...