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Green Tea for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Green Tea for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Most of us would choose a cup of coffee for a caffeine boost, but do you know that green tea might be a better choice for your oral health? In 2009, a study on the oral health benefits of green tea was conducted on 940 Japanese men. The study revealed that almost all participants who […]

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The Most Common Oral Health Issues

The Most Common Oral Health Issues

Oral health is the state of being free from diseases that restrict a person’s ability to bite, chew food, speak, or smile. Oral health issues include mouth and facial pain, tooth loss, tooth decay, oral infection and sores, gum or periodontal disease, and oral and throat cancer. Regardless of age, oral health is vital to […]

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How to Prevent Tartar Buildup

How to Prevent Tartar Buildup

Tartar is caused by the buildup of plaque that has hardened and stayed on the teeth. It only takes 26 hours for plaque to harden. When it does, tartar develops which is even more difficult to remove. In this case, it is far easier to prevent tartar than to remove it! The presence of tartar […]

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How to Pick the Right Toothbrush

How to Pick the Right Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is essential for keeping them healthy, so it is necessary to pick the right toothbrush. How do you know that you are using the correct toothbrush? Following are some helpful tips to guide you with your choice. The Size Pick a toothbrush head that allows you to access all the surfaces of your […]

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How to Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

How to Maintain Good Oral Hygiene

Although there is actually no new special rules, knowing how to maintain good oral hygiene will keep your teeth and gums healthy for your whole lifetime and boost your confidence. Dentist’s Tips on How To Maintain Good Oral Hygiene Brush teeth with a soft-bristle toothbrush and toothpaste with fluoride at least twice a day to […]

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Healthy Foods Promote Healthy Teeth

Healthy Foods Promote Healthy Teeth

Healthy food is essential for a healthy body, as well as for healthy teeth. Limiting sugar in your foods and drinks will assure you of having healthy and stronger teeth. If you need to eat something sweet, limit it to only a few bites. Foods and drinks that contain too much sugar or too sweet are unhealthy, putting […]

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The 411 on Fluoride

Fluoride is an important mineral that helps prevent tooth decay. It strengthens the teeth when it blends with the tooth’s enamel. It enhances the process of incorporating the minerals like calcium into the teeth that lead to the reversal of tiny cavities. This makes for stronger and better protected teeth. About ⅔ of the tap […]

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TMD: The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) pertain to a variety of disorders that affect the temporomandibular joints (TMJ), jaw muscles and facial nerves. TMJ are the jaw and joint muscles located on each side of the head. They are responsible for opening and closing the mouth so you can speak, chew or swallow food. The TMJ also controls […]