The experts suggest simple steps to improve your gum health, while keeping a keen eye out for worsening of the bleeding and inflammation. Invest in a new toothbrush Perfect your teeth-cleaning product line-up. Gum inflammation and bleeding can be treated/cured using products specifically designed for gum health, including brushing your teeth twice daily with a sonic…

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WHAT IS BOTOX? Botox is a neurotoxin.  It’s injected into the skin and used for cosmetic purposes or for medical applications, such as a treatment for chronic migraines which makes botox a very safe product. HOW BOTOX WORKS Botox injections strategically placed in problem areas with fine lines or wrinkles can prevent the muscles in the associated…

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Cold and flu season is just around the corner! Despite our best efforts, sometimes it can be impossible to avoid getting sick. When it comes to your smile, there are a few special considerations to take next time you catch a bug. Replace Your Toothbrush Flu viruses can live up to 72 hours on a…

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Does the thought of going to the dentist make you sweat? Are you putting off dental treatments due to fear? Dental anxiety affects millions of people. One study found that over 60% of individuals struggle with dental fear. However, nerves should never have to stand in the way of a patient receiving critical dental care.  Routine dentistry…

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Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults. It is a chronic infection that damages gum tissue and can potentially destroy the jaw bone. However, since this condition is typically painless, many individuals go years without receiving a formal diagnosis. There is no cure for gum disease, but diligent oral hygiene can…

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Many people occasionally enjoy a soda at the movies, while others indulge in a soft drink at every meal. Before you crack open your next can of soda, you may want to learn more about how these bubbly beverages affect your oral health.  The average 12 oz can of soda contains about 10 teaspoons of…

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With so much produce in season right now, it’s a good time to consider the effects of fruit on your smile. Not only are fruits better for you than sweets, but they can also reduce your cravings for sugary snacks. Most fruits are mouth-friendly, especially crisp ones like apples that help clean plaque from your…

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Oral cancer is one of the deadliest diseases of the mouth, but misconceptions about the disease are common. Here are the facts behind six top myths. Myth #1: Oral cancer is rare. Fact: This year, approximately 54,000 people in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with oral and oropharyngeal cancer. Myth #2: I’m young, so I…

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With proper oral care, you can stay smiling well into retirement. Contrary to common belief, tooth loss isn’t a result of the aging process. It’s primarily the result of preventable oral disease. When you take care of your teeth throughout your life, you can help them last a lifetime. As you age, your dental needs…

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