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Does Oil Pulling Work For Teeth Whitening?

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Since you were young, you’ve heard about caring for your teeth by brushing, using mouthwash and visiting the dentist. Now, however, another oral hygiene practice that’s growing in popularity may have caught your eye: oil pulling. Proponents claim that the practice of oil pulling can make your mouth healthier and whiten your teeth. Does it…

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What Do Patients Want to Ask the Dentist?

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As you might imagine, when people show up at the dentist, they have a lot of questions. Not surprisingly, people also have lots of questions before they get to the dentist. We wanted to know exactly what types of questions people were asking about our services so we dug into some of Google’s tools and…

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Learn How to Prevent Dry Socket and Recognize Dry Socket Symptoms

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One of the biggest concerns after a tooth extraction is dry socket. A dry socket, also known as alveolar osteitis, happens when the blood that clots in the socket is gone which causes the jawbone to become inflamed. When there is nothing clotting the hole, it leaves the bone or nerves exposed causing serious discomfort…

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The Most Important Things to Know Before Getting Braces

Getting braces is a bittersweet journey. You soon will have a beautiful smile but the process can be uncomfortable. Many patients going into this situation have questions about the changes they will experience and what is going to happen during and after the procedure. Lucky for you, this article will tell you what you need…

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What is a Dental Deep Cleaning?

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A dental deep cleaning is also known as gum therapy. It is a type of treatment that cleans between the teeth, gums and down to the roots. A dental hygienist will clean the sides of the teeth, gums, and tooth during a regular dental cleaning. The dental hygienist will remove plaque and tartar from below the…

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The Chocolate Challenge!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is notorious for indulgence, especially in everyone’s favorite sweet treat: Chocolate. Great news: you don’t have to feel so guilty about it on the dental front if you pick chocolate that is high in cocoa and low in sugar. Dark chocolate that is less processed and more naturally sweetened is better…

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