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Plaque: Where It Comes From – and How to Stop It
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Plaque: Where It Comes From – and How to Stop It

You have probably heard the word “plaque” a few times at dental check-ups over the years. It is a dental hygiene problem all people encounter, and over time, it can have a serious impact on your oral health.…

Which Type of Floss Is Best?
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Which Type of Floss Is Best?

You have probably heard that daily flossing is essential to good oral health, but did you know that different kinds of floss have different benefits? That’s right. The type of floss or flosser you use can impact the health of your teeth and gums.…

Electric Toothbrushes: Are They Worth It?
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Electric Toothbrushes: Are They Worth It?

 

Going down the toothbrush aisle can be overwhelming because there are so many options to choose from. What size do you need? Do you want hard, medium, or soft bristles? Do you want a tongue scraper on the back?…

Who Invented Dental Floss (and Why You Should Thank Them)?
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Who Invented Dental Floss (and Why You Should Thank Them)

Whether you carry floss in your purse so you don’t miss a meal without flossing afterward or it’s collecting dust in the back of a cabinet in your bathroom, there are probably a lot of things you don’t know about it.…

Best Toothbrushes for Good Dental Hygiene
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Best Toothbrushes for Good Dental Hygiene

You’ve probably seen commercials extolling the virtues of specific toothbrushes, but is buying an expensive toothbrush really going to improve your smile? Is there a “best brand”?…