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These Crazy Ingredients Used to be in Toothpaste

September 21, 2017

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Oral health care has a long and weird history that stretches back to ancient cultures and includes numerous ingredients and tools that have helped carve the path for modern dentistry. Today, we look at some of the crazy ingredients that used to be in toothpaste. Rock Salt and Dried Iris Flowers The ancient Egyptians (particularly…
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Don’t forget these Superfoods for the Perfect Mouth Healthy Lunch

September 7, 2017

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Promoting a healthy diet is one of the best things you can do for your child’s overall health, but certain foods can actually promote healthy teeth and gums too! As your child attends school this year, you can improve their oral health by packing some mouth-healthy lunch items. Here are four foods that will help your child earn a healthy smile,…
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If You Have Braces, Avoid These Foods

August 17, 2017

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Having braces can be equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. While you’re surely looking forward to a healthy smile, it can be difficult to adjust to caring for your braces. In fact, one of the most difficult things about getting braces is adjusting your diet, and eating foods that keep your appliance in place. To help…
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The Hardest Substance in Your Body, Also the Most Vulnerable.

August 3, 2017

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Tooth enamel is the first line of defense against cavities and tooth decay. Despite its strength, tooth enamel can be eroded, and leave your teeth susceptible to oral disease. But, you can take some simple steps to keep your enamel healthy, and help protect your teeth in the future.  What is Tooth Enamel? Tooth enamel is the first line of defense your teeth have…
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3 Ingredients Key to Mouth Healthy Smoothies

July 21, 2017

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A mouth healthy diet is a great way to help your child get a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. Smoothies are a great way to have a refreshing, healthy snack. This summer, we suggest adding a few ingredients that can improve your overall oral health.   1 – Yogurt  Yogurt is a great source of protein,…
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What Toothpaste Should I Choose for My Kids?

July 6, 2017

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Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, with more than 16 million children suffering from it each year. Oral disease also leads to just over 51 million school hours lost every school year. You can help prevent your child from getting cavities by getting them toothpaste that works for their smile. Here’s what to look for when buying…
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3 Steps to a Sparkling Summer Smile

June 22, 2017

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As summer approaches, schedules are going to hasten as many families travel or children go to camp. As activities heat up, it’s easy to fall out of a healthy oral routine. But, there are a few simple ways that you can keep your smile healthy all summer long. This summer, follow these three steps to get a sparkling smile. …
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Hard Candy is Hard on Oral Appliances

June 8, 2017

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Hard candy is very popular, and comes in nearly every flavor and size imaginable. But, it can also be very destructive to teeth and oral appliances alike. If your child has an oral appliance, then you should consider these things before letting them eat hard candy.   Dirty Appliances can Lead to Cavities The big issue with a…
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