Tips for Brushing & Flossing

Even though we’ve been brushing and flossing our teeth for years and years, many of us are surprised to learn that we’re not doing it properly. Case in point: Did you know that proper brushing takes at least two minutes? Most adults do not come...

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5 Steps to a Flawless Floss

We know we should floss at least once a day, but not everyone knows the right way to do it. Use this step-by-step guide to find out how to properly floss your teeth: Break off about 18 inches of floss and wind most of it around one of your middle...

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10 Tips for Healthy Teeth for Life

You have so many good reasons to keep your family’s teeth and gums healthy. Their sparkling smiles. Being able to chew for good nutrition. Avoiding toothaches and discomfort. And new research suggests that gum disease can lead to other problems...

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Caring for Your Teeth and Gums

With proper care, your teeth and gums can stay healthy throughout your life. The healthier your teeth and gums are, the less risk you have for tooth decay and gum disease. How Should I Care for My Teeth and Gums? There are five basic steps to...

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Teaching children good dental habits

Starting Early Teaching children good dental habits Good dental habits can be fun if taught correctly. Using too much toothpaste and brushing too hard are common pitfalls among younger children. Parents should supervise and guide their children’s...

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To Mouthwash or Not to Mouthwash?

Mouthwash makers say the benefits of oral rinse go beyond just kissable breath — but some people worry that alcohol-containing rinses come with a number of health risks. Here’s what you should know. Ahhh — who doesn’t love that minty kick...

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How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

Easter is almost here, but have you thought about all the ramifications of those Peeps and jelly beans you’re craving? The Easter Bunny has a way of just dropping off those sugary baskets and hopping away. But it isn’t just your waistline...

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