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How to Treat Canker Sores

What is a canker sore? Canker sore vs. cold sore Home remedies for canker sores How to treat canker sores that are more than three…

What is the Role of a Dental Hygienist?

When you visit your dentist’s office, you’ve likely noticed that you spend a lot of time with a dental hygienist before your dentist comes into…

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How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

How often should adults change their toothbrush? Should children change toothbrushes more often than adults? How to maintain your toothbrush What happens if I don’t…

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What Causes Bad Breath?

What causes bad breath (halitosis)? How halitosis can be a sign of periodontal disease or other health conditions How to get rid of bad breath…

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…

Flossing for kids revisited

A few weeks ago we blogged about tips to encourage your children to begin flossing and we received a lot of positive feedback. So much…

Getting Your Kids to Floss

Using dental floss is a key component of dental care because it removes plaque on and between your teeth that a tooth brush will not.…

Five Fun Dental Facts

With this week’s blog we thought we would give you a few fun dental facts that you might not have known. You can break one or more…

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,…