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How to Clean Your Tongue (And Why You Should!)

Do you brush and floss every day? Even if you think you have a flawless dental care routine, you may be missing an important step: cleaning your tongue. Bacteria in your mouth doesn’t only affect your teeth and gums. The same bacteria can be found on your tongue – top and bottom. To have a…

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5 Signs of Good Oral Health

Orthodontic treatment is a great way to achieve a smile you may have thought impossible. But before you get braces, it’s a good idea to make sure your mouth is ready for the months ahead! Orthodontists love to see signs of good oral health before they begin your treatment – it ensures your teeth will…

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Braces and Bone Loss – Can You Still Receive Treatment?

Braces or Invisalign are the best options for people who need a little help adjusting their smile into a healthier position. This is true for children, teens, and adults! But orthodontic treatment works through gentle but persistent pressure on your mouth. Gum disease or other issues can leave your mouth less prepared to handle this…

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The Potential Thumb Sucking Effects on Teeth for Your Child & How to Prevent Them

Sucking on pacifiers or teethers can be soothing and entertaining for children. Even as they continue to grow, this tendency may not go away. When you take away these objects, they often transition to thumb sucking. While thumb sucking effects aren’t an issue early on, it can be a concern as they near the eruption…

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