Make Your Holidays Minty Fresh with Oral Care Holiday Gifts

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We are well into the holiday season! Have you purchased all your needed gifts yet? Maybe you are a planner who gets started months in advance, or possibly you rush out at the last minute to do your holiday shopping, but no matter your gift-buying type, you can’t go wrong by giving the gift of better oral health. So, next …

Best and Worst Candies for Your Teeth

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Now that Halloween is over, we are quickly approaching Thanksgiving, soon followed by Christmas. It seems like everywhere we go, we are bombarded with candy and other sweets enticing us to eat them. As we approach the holidays, family gatherings and school and work parties are becoming more prevalent, and always present at these occasions are bowls of assorted candies …

What to Do When a Child Breaks a Tooth

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Parents go to great lengths to ensure their children have healthy smiles. We go to regular dental checkups, orthodontic consultations, and ensuring they eat healthy food and use properly fitting personal protective gear such as mouth guards. Despite these extremes, healthy, active children can sustain tooth injuries that require immediate dental attention. While the thought of a child breaking or …

Danger of At-Home Teeth Straightening Kits

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Many consumers have shown a keen interest in straightening their teeth without braces leading the way for clear brace systems such as Invisalign. The next innovation was the complete elimination of dentist supervision via at-home teeth straightening kits. Now, new teeth straightening options have seemingly exploded recently. However, are these at-home teeth straightening kits that are aggressively marketed across the …