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January 2018

Tips to Overcoming Anxiety when Visiting the Dentist

Tips to Overcoming Anxiety when Visiting the Dentist

By | Dental Technology

There are a variety of reasons why patients are anxious about visiting their dentist.  Some people are concerned about the pain they may experience. Others worry that the appointment may be rushed or their concerns overlooked by the dental staff. The patient may also have some bad memories from negative experiences in the past while visiting a dentist. Avoiding a visit to the dentist due to anxiety will impact your overall oral health care, and may lead to the need…

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Does Charcoal Toothpaste Actually Whiten Teeth?

Does Charcoal Toothpaste Actually Whiten Teeth?

By | Oral Hygiene

Everyone seems to want whiter teeth.  Does charcoal toothpaste really work? When it comes to whitening teeth, there are many different methods being promoted online and in magazines. When the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked people what was their number one goal to improving their smile, the answer among the majority of respondents was to have whiter teeth.  There are a number of methods being touted including swishing oils in your mouth, using turmeric in your daily routine, to scrubbing…

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