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Mouthwash and the associated benefits

More than refreshing and bad-breath banishing, mouthwash can be part of your dental regime. While it is not a replacement for brushing and flossing, they…

Halitophobia: The Fear of Having Bad Breath

Imagine spending your life petrified of having perpetually bad breath, no matter how often you brushed, flossed and/or rinsed? This is called halitophobia, and the…

Why smiling is contagious

Smiling isn’t so much contagious as it is an involuntary reaction known as mirroring — the act of matching a person’s facial expression. Adrienne Wood,…

A Sinus Infection and Tooth Pain

Spring time is sinus infection season for a few reasons. The most common culprit is the return of allergy season. If you’re a sufferer, you’re…

Are you in gum disease denial?

How often do you forget to floss? If the answer is “never,” you’re one of only 28% of people who regularly floss their teeth. When…

Mouthwash questions answered

We talk a lot on this blog about the benefits of brushing and flossing. And while mouthwash doesn’t replace brushing or flossing, it can be…

Smoking: More than Just a Bad Habit

Most people have a general sense of just how terrible smoking is for your teeth… and your lungs, heart, skin, hair, muscles and nearly every…

Oral care for seniors

As we get older, our oral care needs change. There are new considerations and new challenges for keeping our teeth healthy. After all, they’ve worked…

Pregnancy and Oral Care

Congratulations, you’re expecting! As you start to think about all the ways your pregnancy is going to change your body over the next few months,…