13
December
2017

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Focus on Healthy Habits During Children’s Dental Health Month

Every year since 1941, the month of February has been a time to focus on spreading awareness about the oral health of America’s children. Childhood is an especially important time to instill good oral care habits, especially since permanent adult teeth are developing. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, cavities are one of […]

12
December
2017

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Drinking Water Has Never Been More Confusing

Tap water or bottled water? The choice has never been more confusing as evidence continues to mount on both sides of the argument. The newest research has heads really spinning for advocates of tap water. Published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill […]

12
December
2017

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10 Common Habits That Hurt Teeth

When it comes to protecting our teeth, we often think of avoiding things like crunching down too hard on a piece of candy or trying to open packages with our pearly whites. It often comes as a surprise to people just how many of our daily habits are bad for our teeth, according to Dr. […]

06
December
2017

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Say Goodbye to Sweaty Gym Hair

Blowout bars, sometimes called blow dry bars, are popping up all over. If you haven’t seen one or heard of them, they’re hair salons that specialize in blow drying and styling hair, and they usually don’t perform other services like haircuts or coloring. The idea is that they are affordable, relaxing and a fun way […]

06
December
2017

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New Toothbrush Helps Improve Oral Hygiene Habits

Every day new subscription services pop up for things most of us never considered needing a subscription for. Everything from laundry detergent to makeup to air filters can now be ordered once and delivered at regular intervals so you never run out. But what about your toothbrush?

06
December
2017

COMMENTS

What’s the Deal with Charcoal Teeth Whitening?

Charcoal has been around for hundreds of years, but does that mean it’s a safe and effective way to whiten teeth? Brushing teeth with a charcoal paste is all the rage right now as videos make their way around social media channels claiming a safe, natural and fast way to get whiter teeth. You may […]

09
November
2017

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How Stress Affects the Mouth

Americans are more stressed than ever. In fact, a recent national survey conducted by the American Psychological Association says that for the first time since the organization began its annual survey, researchers saw a significant statistical increase in stress levels. Stress affects so many parts of our lives, but one area you may not realize […]

09
November
2017

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New Toothbrush Kickstarter Has Its Own Music Store

A new toothbrush concept called the Benjamin Brush is making waves on Kickstarter, where it has already raised $16,1449 as of this writing, far surpassing its goal of $10,000. The brush is the first to offer its own integrated music store where users can download their favorite music from an extensive library for 99 cents […]

09
November
2017

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Thanksgiving Dinner: A Tooth-Friendly Guide

Although it seems to get skipped over every year as stores put out Christmas décor and start playing holiday music the minute Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is still a favorite holiday for many. It’s a day filled with family, friends and food. Everyone knows about the damage to your waistline around the holidays, but few […]

09
November
2017

COMMENTS

Why That Dental Filling Fell Out

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 92 percent of adults ages 20 to 64 have had at least one cavity in their permanent teeth. That means chances are you’ve had a cavity, which also means you have at least one filling in your mouth. Have you ever wondered what to do […]