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Orange juice is the common culprit, but if you have brushed your teeth then eaten or drank soon afterwards, you have probably noticed that nothing really tastes very good! We assumed it was just the minty taste of the toothpaste mixing with other flavors, but upon a little research, found that there is some actual...
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  Do you find yourself smiling often throughout the day? If not, you should– and this doesn’t just benefit those around you! While your smile does have the power to make a difference to someone else, the act of smiling alone is able to force your body into producing lower stress levels, and boost your...
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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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4 options to make you more comfortable at the dentist Dental visits may not be on many people’s list of fun things to do, but most can get through their dental appointments without severe anxiety. For other people, dental anxiety can be such a problem that they avoid seeing the dentist completely, sometimes even when they have...
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Tooth enamel is the protective outer covering of our teeth. Without enamel, the dentin, the inner portion of the teeth, would wear down easily. Even though enamel is strong, it can chip or break. Because it contains no living cells like bones do, tooth enamel cannot heal or grow back. Tooth enamel erosion can leave your...
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Is your Instagram or Facebook feed filled with photos of green smoothies, brown rice, and treadmills this week? Is your gym’s parking lot full? Most of us, at one time or another, have resolved that after a season of overindulgence, once and for all on January 1st we will throw out the junk food, lose...
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3 ways to keep your Westminster gums healthy Gum disease can happen to anyone, and it is more common than you may know. In fact, periodontitis, the most advanced form of gum disease, affects about 75% of Americans over the age of 30 and is still the leading cause of adult tooth loss in this...
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A recent release from the FDA has warned parents to avoid using topical pain relievers on infants when teething. Some of these products can be harmful, and others simply are not effective because they are washed off by saliva almost instantly. The most recent warning is a reminder that lidocaine 2 percent should not be...
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