Invisalign vs. DIY: Why You Should Trust A Pro

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Everyone wants a beautiful, healthy smile. But the most common option for doing so – braces – scares some people away. This is especially true for adults, who often associate the look of braces with teens or kids. For those turned off by the idea of old-school braces, Invisalign is a very attractive option. Rather than fitting unsightly metal over …

Chipping a Tooth: What Do You Do?

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It’s a nightmare scenario: you’re eating hard candy or crunching on some cold ice, and you notice something funny in your mouth. Something hard that isn’t melting. To your absolute horror, you realize you’ve chipped off a piece of your tooth. While teeth are incredibly strong, even enamel has its limits. Food is one thing, but trauma like a fall …

Mind the Gap: All About Floss

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Your dentist will always remind you to brush and floss. Most people brush their teeth, but a 2016 study found that only about 1/3rd of Americans actually floss every day! People avoid flossing for many reasons: it’s inconvenient, it’s too much work. But with a variety of flossing tech now available, those excuses hold less and less weight. Today we’ll …

5 Ways to Improve Your Daily Dental Routine

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You probably already know that dentists recommend brushing twice a day and flossing daily. That’s accurate – but it’s also the bare minimum. If you’re eager to amp up your oral hygiene, try these five tips on for size:  Go Electric Electric toothbrushes are far more powerful than an old-school manual brush. They’re carefully designed to remove plaque and calcium …

Buying Guide for Toothbrushes

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Brush and floss every day! It’s something you hear for most of your life: from your dentist, from dental commercials, from your parents (hopefully!) We’ve all heard it before, but it bears repeating: regularly brushing your teeth is one of the single most beneficial things for your dental health. But not all toothbrushes are created equal, and these days they …

What’s in a Professional Teeth Cleaning?

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Let’s say you have great dental hygiene habits. You brush as directed, floss every day, and consume sugary and acidic foods in moderation. Your teeth are pearly white, your breath is great, and you can’t remember the last time you had a cavity. Yet your dentist wants you to come in every six months for a cleaning. Why? No matter …