Top 5 Lame Excuses for Not Flossing

Flossing may not be part of your daily routine, but it should be. Regular flossing is a huge component to oral health and can help ward off bad breath, bleeding gums and periodontal disease. People who don’t floss regularly are practically inviting gingivitis, halitosis and eventual tooth decay. So...

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Invisalign Attachments: Your Questions Answered

Roughly four million Americans wear braces, and about one-quarter of these are adults. Invisalign provides an alternative to traditional metal braces. These clear aligners are invisible to the eye, making them especially attractive solutions for those who are conscious about appearances. We find that many teens, adults and seniors...

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Body Language

By about five weeks of age, babies start to show “social smiles.” These are intentional expressions of love and warmth that start surprisingly early in life. As children grow up, most of them start to intuitively pick up on other, subtler cues of social situations and emotions. A person’s...

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5 Best Toothpastes to Fight Plaque and More

Let’s make something clear right off the bat: if you aren’t diligent about brushing and flossing, no miracle toothpaste in the world will preserve your pearly whites. However, if you do follow your dentist’s advice, the right dentifrice can go a long way in preventing gum pain, stained teeth,...

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What Is a Crown Tooth Repair?

A dental crown looks exactly like a natural tooth. It fits over a reduced natural tooth, essentially taking the place of the thick enamel. Dental crowns can even be shaped and shaded to blend in well with the rest of the patient’s teeth. Cosmetic dentists apply dental crowns for...

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