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Does Activated Charcoal Whiten Teeth?

You have likely seen or heard the buzz surrounding activated charcoal in numerous beauty products. But tooth whitening? Several manufacturers have hopped on the bandwagon utilizing activated charcoal in toothpaste claiming amazing whitening potential. So I have two questions; Does Activated Charcoal Whiten Teeth? Is it safe? We did the research and put it to […]

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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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