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Just One Sugary Treat Can Still Cause Tooth Decay

As dental professionals, we feel like broken records telling people to reduce the amount of sugar in their diets to reduce tooth decay.

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Can This Sweetener Stop Tooth Decay?

We all know that the only tried and true method of preventing cavities is regular brushing and flossing. However, that doesn’t stop researchers and dental patients alike from seeking other “life hacks” to maintain shiny smiles.

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Healthy Foods That Can Be Bad For Your Teeth

Some foods that are genuinely good for your overall health can actually damage your teeth when eaten too often. Here are a few particularly popular culprits.

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When to See an Endodontist

An endodontist is a type of specialist dentist. Like many healthcare terms, the word "endodontics" comes from Greek, and actually means "inside tooth".

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How Does Numbing Work?

It may seem like magic to have a dental procedure and not even feel it, but how does this numbing process actually work? Let's take a look at the interesting science behind one of the dentist's best tools for patient comfort.

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Top Dental Health Concerns for Toddlers

Whether they're in the "Terrible Twos", the "Tantrum Threes", or the "Fearsome Fours", caring for a toddler's teeth is a combination of firsts and learning. Here are a few tips

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Three Great Times of Year to Get a Teeth Whitening

Having a great-looking smile can change how you feel and act, and one of the easiest ways to make a big difference in your smile is with professional teeth whitening at the dentist.

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E-Cigarettes Are Still Bad for Your Teeth!

Electronic cigarettes and vaporizers have quickly become a trendy alternative to smoking, in large part because people believe they are safe to use. We’d like to send this vaping myth up in smoke.

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Taking the X-Factor Out of Dental X-Rays

Dental radiographs, commonly known as dental x-rays, are one of the dentist’s most powerful preventive & diagnostic tools. They allow us to see potential threats to you dental health (like cavities) & plan treatment more accurately.

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How Dentists Match the Color of a Dental Crown

Dental care is a blend of art and science, especially when it comes to repairing broken or decayed teeth with a dental crown (a.k.a cap).

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