How to Naturally Remove Plaque from Teeth

TRY THESE HOME REMEDIES TO REMOVE PLAQUE BETWEEN DENTAL CLEANINGS

A dental cleaning can bring confidence to your smile like a fresh, new look can when leaving the hair salon. That fresh feeling after the dentist, however, does not last forever.

No matter how well you brush your teeth or what kind of toothpaste you use, that sticky film around your teeth will come back every time. That sticky film is called plaque.

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Should You Replace Your Toothbrush Every 3 Months?

REPLACE YOUR TOOTHBRUSH EVERY THREE MONTHS OR RISK DAMAGING YOUR SMILE

Staring at your toothbrush, you notice it looks a little frayed and discolored. You wonder if you should pick up a new one the next time you’re at the store, but you don’t write it on your grocery list or add it to your Amazon shopping cart. What’s the worst that could happen from using an old toothbrush anyway, right?

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Why Do Our Teeth Shift?

REASONS OUR TEETH SHIFT – EVEN AS AN ADULT 

As children, our teeth were constantly changing and shifting around in our mouth. When the baby teeth fell out, new teeth grew in their place. Often times, the permanent, new teeth grew in crooked. Through corrective treatments, we may have thought that our problems were gone forever.

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Get Your Best Smile for the New Year

YOUR NEW SMILE WILL MAKE YOUR NEW YEAR

The year 2018 has arrived, and what better way to greet it than with a bright shining smile? Many people make resolutions for the new year to inspire themselves to be better in some way. Eating healthier, helping in the community more, and reading more often are all common resolutions. This year, however, you can make the resolution to have a healthier and brighter smile.

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Protect Your Teeth at Night by Avoiding these Sleep Habits

HAVE A RESTFUL NIGHT AND PROTECT YOUR TEETH BY AVOIDING THESE DAMAGING SLEEP HABITS

A good night’s rest can do wonders for your mind and body, but sometimes it can also cause damage. When you’re in a deep sleep, you could be moving around in a way that causes you pain. In particular, you could be damaging your teeth and oral health while you are sleeping the night away.

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Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

HAVING YOUR WISDOM TEETH REMOVED COULD BE THE BEST OPTION

Third molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth, are the final set of molars that grow in around the time people are in their late teens and early twenties. Third molar growth is different for everyone. Some people will never grow third molars, some will have the third molar grow in with little to no complications, and others will experience pain and discomfort.

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Protect the Enamel in Your Teeth

WHY TOOTH ENAMEL IS IMPORTANT TO YOUR ORAL HEALTH

Over the past few years, dentists and oral care providers have stressed the importance of protecting the tooth enamel from harsh exposure that can cause problems for the entire tooth.

So, what exactly is enamel? Tooth enamel is a hard, outer layer of minerals, which covers each tooth. Although enamel is thin, it is the strongest tissue in our body. The enamel is like armor surrounding the tooth and is the frontline defense from external forces.

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Relieve Your Toothache with These Remedies

RELIEVE YOUR TOOTHACHE NOW AND IN THE FUTURE

With a pounding headache and sore gums, you may find that your tooth is giving you some painful troubles. Relieving a toothache can be the difference between a normal and a miserably long day. While any toothache is a cause for concern and immediate care from your dentist, you can temporarily relieve your pain until you schedule a dental appointment.

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Does Your Dental Filling Need to be Replaced?

WHEN SHOULD A FILLING BE REPLACED?

Dental fillings are used to replace the tooth structure lost from decay, also known as cavities. When your dentist removes the decay from your tooth, they use a filling to strengthen your tooth once again. Dental fillings can be made of multiple kinds of materials such as gold, porcelain, or composite resin. Dentists use composite resin most often because it matches the natural color of the tooth.

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