The All Smiles Blog

Difficulties cleaning around your retainer? If you have a fixed retainer due to orthodontic work, it may be tempting to just perform your normal brushing and flossing routine. They can be difficult to clean around, since you can’t take them out. Below are a few tips to avoid plaque build-up and cavities around your retainer....
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Sleep loss can have a major impact Sleep loss can have a major impact on our relationship with our significant others. It makes sense–lack of sleep can impact our mood, temper, stress level, and even our overall health. Psychologists have compiled a list of several researched and proven factors that play into the relationship between...
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Healthy Mouth Want to add years to your life? Take care of your mouth We all brush our teeth because, well, that’s what our parents told us to do. Healthy teeth and gums result in a more attractive smile. You can ward off pain and throbbing in your mouth. You won’t be as sensitive to...
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Calcium is important to all of your bones-including your teeth! A calcium deficiency can cause muscle cramps, lethargy, and more severely, osteoporosis. Usually we think of osteoporosis as affecting larger bones, but it can also lead to tooth loss. Studies show that those with osteoporosis are three times more likely to experience tooth loss. Once...
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Professional or at-home teeth whitening kits? Whitening strips and kits from the drugstore are cheaper and easier than making an appointment with your dentist. The at-home kits can give you whiter teeth, but there are several differences to consider. Professional whitening contains ingredients to help the whitening process to feel more comfortable for those with...
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Children pick up on things, and often it’s those things we might not want them to pick up on! The curse word that slipped, the habit you keep meaning to break, and so on. Dental phobia is a very common problem– about 9-18% of Americans suffer from varying degrees of dental anxiety, ranging from dislike...
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If you are brushing and flossing daily, but still experiencing dental hygiene issues, it may be time to take a look at other habits that can affect your dental health. You are probably aware of the ill effects of some of these habits, however they may be so routine that they are difficult to fix....
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There’s an app for everything! Sure, you can use an old-fashioned timer to time your brushing, or just tell your kids to get the toothbrush back in their mouth for another minute, but why not make it more fun! We found some fun ways to spice up your brushing routine using your smartphone. Do you...
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Just as life starts to pick up and our healthy resolutions may be falling by the wayside, National Nutrition Month is here to hopefully kick us back in gear! Below are a few (very tiny! very doable!) changes you can make to get started on healthy eating just in time for spring and summer! 1....
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As health professionals, we have heard our fair share of excuses for a cancelled appointment. From legitimate to funny to ones we can see right through, we have probably heard it all! And of course, as humans, we understand, because everyone has the unforeseen happen and has to cancel something at sometime or another. Thewealthydentist.com...
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