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Oral Hygiene

Don’t Make these Mistakes while Brushing Teeth

Don’t Make these Mistakes while Brushing Teeth

By | Oral Hygiene

Brushing teeth each day as part of your dental care routine seems like an easy task.  However, we often do not brush our teeth as well as we are able.  Here are some common mistakes that are made when brushing teeth, and some suggestions for ways to fix them. You choose the wrong toothbrush. The most important consideration when picking a toothbrush is the bristles that remove the bacteria and loosen plaque from your teeth and gums. People sometimes mistakenly…

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Bad Breath?

Bad Breath? Don’t be that Person with these Helpful Tips

By | Oral Hygiene

Many people suffer from chronic halitosis or bad breath. Bad breath can be very embarrassing but fortunately there are numerous ways to resolve it. It is a common condition that in most cases originates from the gums and tongue.  The American Dental Association recommends these follow tips to help you fight bad breath and keep your mouth healthy. Brush and floss your teeth You should brush your teeth at least two minutes twice a day to eliminate bacteria and plaque…

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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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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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7 Tips to Maintain Good Oral Health

By | Oral Health, Oral Hygiene

To keep your smile looking beautiful it is important to keep your mouth healthy.  Managing to maintain good oral health can be hard to do on a permanent basis. We all may have an occasional lapse in our routine so it is important to follow these 7 tips to keep up good oral health and hygiene. Brush your teeth twice a day. This is the most important step you can take to maintain a healthy smile. Nearly a quarter of adults…

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