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How to brush your teeth properly in 5 easy steps

How to brush your teeth properly in 5 easy steps

Proper oral hygiene is a key part of keeping your teeth and gums healthy for many years to come. When you know how to brush your teeth properly, you’ll prevent cavities, gum disease, and other dental issues. You’ll also keep your teeth clean and bright, so you can smile with confidence. We know that it […]

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Why do we have wisdom teeth?

Why do we have wisdom teeth?

Let’s rerun a scenario from your past—your mother tells you to make your bed and you grudgingly do it. You’re thinking, what’s the point of making your bed if it’s…

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Sugar free drinks and their surprising effects on your teeth

Sugar free drinks and their surprising effects on your teeth

Diet sodas, 100 % real fruit juices and other sugar free drinks are surprisingly bad for your teeth. The acids that are found in these drinks can cause dental erosion and cavities…

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The cause of bleeding gums

The cause of bleeding gums

This is a problem that many people face. You haven’t flossed your teeth in a long time and when you decide to start doing it, your mouth quickly fills up with blood…

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Best flossing techniques

Best flossing techniques

No matter what it is you happen to be doing in life, in order to be a master at it you need to develop a certain set of skills. This is achieved by learning what the best techniques are and making sure you practice them over and over again. Take for instance learning how to […]

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Sweet treat that cleans teeth

Sweet treat that cleans teeth

In a perfect world we’d all be able to eat whatever we wanted without there being any type of health consequences. Of course, this isn’t the reality we live in as there are many issues to consider (ex: dietary conditions, allergies, etc.). However, what if there was a line of candies that not only wasn’t […]

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Healthy eating and your teeth

Healthy eating and your teeth

It’s been ingrained into most people through educators, media and even pop culture influences that eating healthy will yield a healthier body and better and longer life. Knowing the right foods to eat for your body can also help to make for a brighter and healthier smile (combined with a regularly maintained dental regimen that […]

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