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Children’s Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month. Perhaps your kids have been talking teeth at school this month. This is a great opportunity to discuss the importance of taking care of our teeth. Healthy food choices Making wise choices when selecting food and drink set your kids up for a lifetime of good habits. Fruit and vegetables […]

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Halitosis

An estimated 80 million Americans suffer from Halitosis also known as bad breath. This is a sensitive topic that can be embarrassing to discuss. It can effect both personal and professional relationships. Although there are many causes of Halitosis, most originate from the mouth. There are a number of potential suspects in addition to the more obvious […]

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Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding and clenching are common among both children and adults. When this occurs occasionally it is relatively harmless. If frequent clenching and grinding occur it can lead to long term problems such as gum recession, wearing and chipping teeth, headaches, facial pain and TMD.  According to current research, teeth grinding has been strongly linked to sleep apnea. […]

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Hygienist’s Blog Got the Attention of Proctor and Gamble

Recently a Dental Hygienist posted on a blog named dentalbuzz.com her findings regarding tiny blue beads in the mouths of several of her patients. These beads tend to get trapped just below the gumline and between the teeth. Trish Walraven of Dallas Texas was the author. This dental hygienist’s blog post got the attention of Proctor and Gamble. Apparently Proctor and […]

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