Your Toothbrush’s Hidden Secrets

It’s time for your trusty toothbrush to go.  Researchers at England’s University of Manchester found that a toothbrush harbors more than 100 million bacteria including E. Coli, which cause diarrhea and staphylococci that cause skin disease. These bacteria are actually from the plague in your mouth that gets transfer to…

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First Visit To The Dentist!

Having your first baby is an exciting time.  Every experience is brand new, so once your baby starts to grow there are many things one needs to know, especially concerning a baby’s tooth. Girls usually develop faster than boys but the first tooth usually appear around six months old, then…

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3 Dental Care Myths Clarified

Myth #1: Whiter Teeth Are Healthier Teeth False: Pure white teeth do not equate to healthier teeth. Even if your teeth are white on the outside, you cannot necessarily tell if there is an infection or cavities between the teeth. The natural color of teeth varies from one person to…

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Using Care Credit @ The Dental Office

Need help with financing your dental payments, check out CareCredit. CareCredit is a health, wellness and beauty credit card that can be used at more than 175,000 health practices for yourself, family and even your pets.  When you go to the dental office ask if they take CareCredit.  If they do,…

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Methamphetamines Effect on the Mouth

Methamphetamines (also known as meth) addiction has become a devastating and wild spread problem especially in the Northeast Region.  Meth clinic and treatment centers have seen a rise in addicts needing help. While there is a far more devastating effect of meth to it’s users like death, the affect that…

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Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Maintaining good oral hygiene pays off for everyone that does it, even more so for people experiencing medical issues like diabetes.  Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose, a form of sugar, in the blood.  Having…

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Dental Insurance Is a Waste of Money

Health insurance is a necessity for one simple reason: very few of us have the money to handle a critical illness.  But what about dental insurance? This isn’t like medical insurance because here it’s not just your teeth that get capped – It’s also your benefits. “Dental insurance basically pays…

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