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4 Expert Tips for Senior Oral Health

Our teeth undergo a variety of age-related changes as we get older. These changes affect much more than tooth loss – natural fluctuations in bone strength, nerve sensitivity, muscle loss, and lifestyle changes can impact oral health. As a result, many dental patients aged 60 and older find that they need to take special care … Continued

Tartar: Your Mouth’s Worst Enemy

It might be a favorite companion to a fish fry, but when it comes to your oral health, tartar can quickly become your enemy. Tartar is a tough, damaging buildup of bacteria that grows along the base of your teeth. If tartar is not cleaned and removed, it can lead to a whole host of … Continued

How Does Fluoride Help Your Teeth?

Fluoride is a natural mineral found in your bones and your teeth. You can also find fluoride in soil, rocks, plants, and even the air that you breathe. Toothpaste and mouthwashes use fluoride, and so does your local drinking water supply. Fluoride was first introduced to drinking water in 1945 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Fifteen … Continued

Bruxism: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

2020 marked one of the highest levels of prolonged anxiety, frustration, and stress for many. As stress levels increase, dentists often see more cases of bruxism. But what is bruxism, and how do you know if you have it? Below, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about bruxism, including what to look for … Continued

5 Surprising Facts About Your Toothbrush

Toothbrushes help us keep our mouths free from plaque and bacteria, and ensure that our breath is fresh throughout the day. We all use them – but how much do we really know about our toothbrushes? Are you buying the right kind of toothbrush? How are you storing your toothbrush once you’re done? Does it … Continued

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