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Are You One of the 30-Percenters?

Are You One of the 30-Percenters?

Flossing has long been considered an important ritual to maintain optimum oral hygiene. However, experts observe that only about 30 percent of us floss on a daily basis. Those who don’t floss conveniently point to studies that show little scientific evidence that...

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3 Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Need To Go

3 Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Need To Go

Your third set of molars, known as wisdom teeth, typically erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. Unfortunately, they’re not always needed—and can cause more trouble than they’re worth. This is why it’s important to visit our practice if you begin to notice any of the...

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Five Common Ways to Damage Your Teeth

Five Common Ways to Damage Your Teeth

By now, most of us know that forgetting to brush or floss regularly is an invitation for oral health problems. But those aren’t the only things that can harm your teeth and gums. Consider whether or not you’re guilty of the following—if so, now is the time to put more...

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Pregnancy and Your Teeth

Pregnancy and Your Teeth

When you’re expecting, one thing is for certain—there are big changes in store for your body. And while it’s common to expect a growing belly, weight gain and sleepless nights, there’s one thing you may want to note—the impact of pregnancy on your oral health. If you...

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3 Things Your Mouth Can Tell You About Your Health

3 Things Your Mouth Can Tell You About Your Health

Did you know that problems with your teeth or gums may hint at deeper health concerns in your body? Here are a few signs you might want to pay attention to. 1. You’re experiencing a sudden burst of cavities. If you’re someone who has gone through life without many...

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5 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth

5 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth

Taking care of our teeth is something that takes a lifetime of work—and as with anything, you get out what you put in! Practicing proper oral health habits every day can help keep your teeth healthy and even prevent future problems. What are some of the best ways to...

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The Best and Worst Fruits for Your Teeth

The Best and Worst Fruits for Your Teeth

Fruit is a normal, essential part of any healthy diet—but knowing which kinds are also great for your teeth can help your smile beam for a lifetime. Before you reach for your next piece of fruit, consider staying away from too much of the following. The Worst Bananas:...

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What Popular Drinks Do To Your Teeth

What Popular Drinks Do To Your Teeth

A drink is a typical part of every meal—whether it’s a glass of wine, water or juice, it helps you wash down your meal and leaves you feeling refreshed. But have you ever thought about the potential damage (or benefits) your favourite drink has on your oral health? We...

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5 Signs of Aging Oral Health

5 Signs of Aging Oral Health

Growing older brings some of life’s best gifts—grandkids, retirement, and maybe even travel or more time for hobbies. But it can also bring unwanted health issues—especially related to your teeth. Here are some of the most common oral health issues faced by seniors....

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Is Chewing Gum Really Bad for Your Teeth?

Is Chewing Gum Really Bad for Your Teeth?

It’s a habit many people across the world chew on every day—literally. Chewing gum. There are thousands of varieties, some which even claim to improve your mood, reduce hunger cravings or stimulate brain activity. But what kind of effect does chewing gum actually have...

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