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Why Your Dentist Wants You to Chew Gum

Why Your Dentist Wants You to Chew Gum

Did you know October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Our big push this month is promoting the recommended daily four habits for good dental hygiene: Brush, Floss, Rinse and Chew Gum. Of course you know to brush twice a day, floss once a day, and use mouthwash daily, but you may not know that your dentist wants you to chew gum. Today, we will clear that up by focusing on chewing!

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What to do in a Dental Emergency

What to do in a Dental Emergency

What to do in a Dental Emergency

You’re chatting with other parents while the kids are having fun in the bouncy castle. All of a sudden, everyone is looking at you and you can hear the unmistakable sound of your son sobbing in pain. He’s hit his front teeth on another girl’s head and one of his beautiful, brand new permanent teeth has been knocked out.

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Toothache Advice

Who knew that National Toothache Day is actually a day? Well it is, February 9th is National Toothache Day. The origin of National Toothache Day is unknown. Some people say it’s because February 9th is the day that the Hershey Candy Company was founded. Other people say it’s because February 9th is The Feast of St. Apollonia (the Patron Saint of Dentistry). We suspect that it was probably initiated by a wise dentist who wanted to bring attention to this common and painful affliction.

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5 Dental Health Apps

Brushing teeth is a real pain when you’re five years old. When you’re a parent trying to make sure your five-year-old is doing it well or often enough, it’s an even bigger pain. Sometimes it takes an apps with games, characters, music, and rewards to make it more fun for kids and parents alike.

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What Are Periodontal Disease Symptoms?

What Are Periodontal Disease Symptoms?

Periodontal disease is a common dental condition that affects one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over. It’s no small thing. In fact, it’s the leading cause of tooth loss in adults in the developed world. But it goes beyond teeth, periodontal disease has also been linked to Alzheimer’s, rheumatoid arthritis, pancreatic cancer, diabetes, stroke, heart disease and more!

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