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Avoiding the Dentist Could Lead to Health Problems Outside Your Mouth
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Avoiding the Dentist Could Lead to Health Problems Outside Your Mouth

 

There are a lot of ways that your oral health can suffer if you skip regular dental visits. Plaque and tartar build-up. Cavities. Gum infections. Those things make sense. If you don’t take care of your teeth and mouth, problems will happen.…

Do You Really Need to Brush Your Tongue?
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Do You Really Need to Brush Your Tongue?

 

You likely know the importance of brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing at least once. However, did you know it’s also important to regularly clean your tongue?

 

Why (and How) to Keep Your Tongue Clean

 

Here are several reasons why you need to brush your tongue, as well as how to go about it.…

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.…

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?…

Dental Hygiene Tips to Follow During Pregnancy
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Dental Hygiene Tips to Follow During Pregnancy

Being pregnant comes with a whole new set of rules for eating, drinking, and moving. No one would think twice about standing near a microwave or eating tuna… until they get pregnant.

 

On top of rules that a doctor may tell you, there are tons of old wives’ tales out there, plus all of the unsolicited advice that you are bound to receive from other moms.…