Low Sugar Dessert Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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As the dental health professionals in charge of keeping your smile healthy, we want to do everything we can to keep potential health threats away from your teeth. We all know that sugar can cause major problems when it comes to oral health, particularly tooth decay. That being said, we know it’s unrealistic to tell you to stay away from sugar all together.

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The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth

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There is nothing as charming and precious as a child’s happy smile. Unfortunately, we find that some parents and caregivers think of baby teeth (also known as milk teeth) as disposable.

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How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Oral Health

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Among the many changes that women experience in their bodies when they become pregnant, changes to their oral health may be among the most surprising and perplexing.

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Great Reasons to Get Braces

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Many people think of braces as a right of passage that we subject pre-teens & teens to in the midst of their most awkward years just to ensure they have a nice straight smile by the time they reach adulthood. But the truth is that braces can benefit people of all ages & not all of the reasons to get braces are aesthetic.

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Protecting Kids’ Teeth During Sports

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Wearing a mouth guard during sports activities is one of the best ways to avoid injuries to your child’s teeth & emergency dental care. Mouth guards, which are made from a plastic or rubber material & fit over the top arch of teeth, not only protect your teeth, but also protect lips & cheeks from being damaged by teeth during an impact.

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Clear Braces vs. Metal Braces

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The choice between clear braces or metal braces is becoming an age-old debate at the orthodontist’s office or the dentist’s office. For many patients who wish to straighten their teeth, the choice comes down to balancing the affect of orthodontics on your appearance, it’s impact on your budget, & the expected or desired outcome for your particular case.

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Replacing Missing Teeth: Dentures vs. Dental Implants

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Whether you’ve lost teeth to decay, periodontal disease or an accident, we know that having a missing tooth can be embarrassing, inconvenient & often very uncomfortable. Luckily, there are many options for restoring your teeth, but with so many options, there is also some confusion.

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How Do I Find a Good Dentist Near Me?

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Finding a dentist is about finding someone you like and trust. The dental clinic you choose should be you & your family’s dental home, your headquarters for all things dental health related. It should be a place where you feel comfortable & where you’re greeting by name when you arrive.

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Know Your Dental Specialties: Orthodontist

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Simply put, an orthodontist is a type of dentist. However, many people don’t know this because general dentistry and orthodontics are treated as two very separate kinds of dental care.

How to Choose a Toothpaste

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The best way to choose a toothpaste is to ask for a recommendation from your dentist—they will know your needs the best—but here are some tips for choosing a toothpaste yourself!