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Things You Don’t Know about Your Teeth — But Should!
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Things You Don't Know about Your Teeth -- But Should!

We often take our teeth for granted, but they are actually quite complex, and are highly adapted to perform the hard work of biting, chewing, breaking down food, and to withstand the pressure of repeated impact.…

Deep Cleaning: When a Regular Dental Cleaning Isn’t Enough
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Deep Cleaning: When a Regular Dental Cleaning Isn't Enough

 

If your dentist tells you that your teeth need a deep cleaning, what does that mean? How is it different from a regular cleaning?

 

The short answer is that dentists recommend deep cleanings for people who show early signs of gum disease.…

Dental Problems Associated with Diabetes – and How to Overcome Them
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Dental Problems Associated with Diabetes – and How to Overcome Them

 

Diabetes is a metabolic disease that is caused by your body’s inability to make or use insulin, a hormone that helps sugar enter the body’s cells so that it can be converted into energy.…

Seemingly Healthy Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth
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Seemingly Healthy Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth

If you try hard to eat healthy, you may be surprised at which seemingly “good for you” foods and beverages can actually cause damage to your teeth. Below, we’re going to tell you how your “healthy” diet may not be so healthy for your mouth, as well as how you can enjoy them without causing future dental issues.…

When St. Patrick’s Day Celebrating Results in a Dental Visit
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When St. Patrick's Day Celebrating Results in a Dental Visit

St. Patrick’s Day is famous for green beer, Irish food, and celebrations with friends, but did you know it’s also one of the top times of the year for emergency dental visits? We’ll tell you why in this post, and we’ll also describe the long-term risks for your dental health related to partying and drinking.…