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  1. Why You Should Floss Every Day

    The most important thing, when it comes to oral health and caring for your teeth, is flossing. Each time you go to a dentist, one question you’re almost definitely going to hear is something related to how often you floss. People tend to make a strong point of brushing their teeth maybe 2 to 3…

  2. Types of Dentures

    Sometimes you may find yourself in an unfortunate position where you possibly may need to get a tooth filling or a new set of teeth completely. In this article, we’ll discuss the different types of dentures that are available currently. Getting dentures can be a troubling process, but it is necessary to keep your mouth…

  3. Oral Health and Developmental Disabilities

    Developmental disabilities may become known in childhood or adolescence and usually lasts a lifetime; down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and intellectual disabilities are a few examples. According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Dental Association, persons having developmental disabilities face increased oral health problems because of a host of physical, mental…

  4. Proper Denture Care

    Dentures are very delicate and should be handled and treated with proper care. It is best to avoid dropping them while cleaning them or handling them at all. You should brush and rinse dentures daily, but do not use toothpaste. Toothpaste creates microscopic scratches where plaque and food build up. Like normal teeth, dentures must…

  5. Oral Cancer: Detection and Prevention

    Cancer is known as “the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to surrounding tissue”. Oral cancer appears as a sore in the mouth that just refuses to go away. It includes cancer of the lip, cheek, tongue, base of the mouth and much more. This can be just as life-threatening as any…

  6. Pregnancy and Oral Care

    Pregnancy……oh, how it changes a woman’s life; you can never be too certain of what to expect as every story carries a unique twist. This bitter-sweet journey effects various physiological transformations in a female to facilitate the growth and development of an embryo or a fetus. Irrespective of the excruciating pain, the bouts of irritability…

  7. Creating and Keeping Healthy Oral Habits

    Oral health begins with proper teeth cleaning. We need to take pride and care in how clean we are and how we approach oral health. There are various diseases that can stem from poor oral habits. Brushing and flossing is vital to keeping your mouth clean and it will ward off a number of diseases…

  8. Are Dentures Right For You?

    Have you ever considered what you would do if you lost a tooth or started losing teeth? Losing teeth can be a traumatic occurrence. Though the cost of replacement, loss of convenience, and your overall health and well-being may be incredibly stressful to think about, it’s vital to replace a missing tooth or teeth if this…

  9. Dental Health and Aging

    No matter the area of life, aging takes a toll on everything.  Over time, wear and tear begins to win the battle and the effects can at times be devastating. Some believe that teeth are not affected by aging;but this is simply not the case. Your teeth are strong, but over time they can be…

  10. Dental Cleaning: What it Can do for You

    Time and again, you are told that you need to visit the dentist routinely, twice a year at least. The recommendation is nothing new to you, but do you follow it? Some individuals will, but others are not as willing to be so precise. One would think that anyone who is interested in their oral…