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If you’ve never had a root canal before, here’s what you should know. Root canal treatments are feared by many, however, the treatment will relieve pain and save your smile, and is often performed painlessly. What is the root canal? Essentially, the root canal is the...read more
Often sweet, mostly dangerous—here are 11 foods and drinks that wreck your teeth: 1. Soda The sugar and carbonation found in sodas can attack and dissolve your tooth enamel, making it easy for cavities to form. Even sugar-free diet sodas contain citric and...read more
What happens in your mouth can affect your overall health. Keeping your mouth healthy and your teeth gleaming can take work. You probably already know that maintaining a healthy smile means brushing twice a day and flossing regularly. You may even gargle with...read more
What you need to know to maintain a healthy smile throughout your pregnancy. Pregnant women are no strangers to the doctor’s office, with the average mom-to-be attending 10 to 15 prenatal appointments. But, there are three important appointments that pregnant women...read more
A Guide to Choosing Fillings Need to get a filling, but not sure what amalgam is? Well, it’s important to know the difference between amalgam and composite fillings because the majority of us will have at least one or more fillings in our lifetime. If you’re like me,...read more
Bad Dental Habits You Need to Break Today Everyone is after the perfect pair of pearly whites, but some of the habits you may have thought were helping your teeth could be causing damage. Here are three bad dental habits to stop today! The Post-Coffee Brush...read more