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Receding Gums: Are Your Teeth in Peril?

Receding Gums: Are Your Teeth in Peril? No cavities, no problem, right? Wrong! Even the straightest and whitest of teeth can fall prey to a serious case of receding gums, a common condition that can sneak up and do some damage before many individuals realize it’s even a problem. While a surefire way to detect…

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How to Recognize and Prevent Gum Disease

How to Recognize and Prevent Gum Disease Gum disease affects approximately half of all Americans. While that’s a startling statistic, what’s more notable is that most cases are preventable. The good news is that preventative care is simple and, by taking care of your smile daily, you can ensure you don’t become part of the…

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A Bite Out of History: Chewing Gum

A Bite Out Of History: Chewing Gum  Need help whitening your teeth? Want to quit smoking? Trying to lose weight? There’s a chewing gum for all of that and more. New types of chewing gum are introduced all the time, but did you ever wonder how it managed to gain such a grip on consumers?…

When To See The Dentist

When To See the Dentist BECAUSE PREVENTION IS such a major part of good dental care, it’s critical to visit the dentist for regular checkups. In most cases, two regular dental cleanings a year will be all you need, but not always. So what are the signs that you shouldn’t wait until your next scheduled appointment…

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Five Ways to Maximize Your Dental Benefits Plan

5 Ways to Maximize Your Dental Benefits Plan With terms like PPO, HMO, in-network, and out-of-network to describe dental benefits, it’s no surprise that many don’t understand how to make the most of their plan. This means you may be overlooking benefits that are critical to maintaining your oral health. Don’t settle for just what…

History of Floss

History of Floss TODAY, FLOSSING IS A staple of oral hygiene and health. But have you ever wondered when we started flossing? You might be surprised by the answer.  Flossing Is An Older Concept Than You Might Think While we don’t know the exact beginnings of flossing, it looks like as long as food has been getting…