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April 2017

Is whitening toothpaste effective?

Is Whitening Toothpaste Effective?

By | Cosmetic, Oral Hygiene

Our lifestyle choices can affect how bright our smile looks and how long lasting whitening products will be effective. If you consume coffee, soda on a regular basis, or smoke cigarettes you will need a whitening method that will do away with the surface stains that accumulate. Understanding what the active ingredients are in whitening toothpaste and the differences between various products will help you make an educated decision about what treatment will best meet your needs. How do I…

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Detecting Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

Detecting Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

By | Oral Health

There are many reasons why we should keep our regular dental appointments, including an examination of our teeth and gums to maintain good oral hygiene. Another very important reason to see your dentist is to enable him or her to check for any warning signs of other problems, including oral cancer.  According to the American Cancer Society over 40,000 people in the United States received a diagnosis of oral cancer in 2014.  Oral cancer is most common in people over…

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