Practical Oral Health Care: Gingivitis Treatments and Prevention

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Are you familiar with the word gingivitis and what it entails? Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease in which several symptoms can often be present alerting you to a downturn in your oral health in relation to gum tissue infections. If gingivitis is present, you will need to visit your dentist so that… Read more »

Protecting your Gums

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We all know how important it is to protect your teeth. After all, we can live without them! However, did you know it’s just as important to protect your gums? Let’s take a look at exactly why that is. Gum health Obtaining the best oral health possible doesn’t just mean that your teeth are free… Read more »

Why Plaque Removal is Important

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You’ve probably heard about plaque before–especially if you’ve ever visited a dentist–but do actually know what it is? Do you know what you can do to keep plaque at bay, stop it from forming, and the effect plaque can actually have on your smile? As you may know, plaque is a substance that can build… Read more »

A Healthy Smile Is Good for the Heart

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A healthy smile is not just good for the teeth and gums but the rest of your body as well. In particular, the heart benefits from healthy teeth and gums as professional dental cleanings have been linked to healthier heart health. How Your Mouth Impacts the Heart Studies show that people who had professional dental… Read more »

How to Treat Tartar

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What is that colorless, sticky film you can feel on your teeth after you eat? Even though you can’t see it, you can definitely feel it! This is plaque which forms when the harmful bacteria in your mouth react with sugar and starches from the food you eat (and beverages you drink). Plaque creates acid… Read more »

Healthy Gums Require Regular Flossing

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Your oral health is a keystone to excellent physical health, and your daily brushing and flossing routine is a key to maintaining your healthy smile. In many cases the health of your gums is directly related to how often you floss as well as how effective your technique is. Every time you eat food particles… Read more »

How Drinks Can Affect Your Smile

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You probably know that some drinks are bad for your teeth, but did you know that others can actually help you fight off gum disease and tooth decay? Do you know which drinks are good for your smile and which aren’t? If not, please read on! Have you ever heard that you should drink several… Read more »