Brushing

Rushing? Make Time for Brushing!

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Brushing your teeth should be as much a part of your daily routine as having breakfast, lunch and dinner.  We may sometimes forget how important this daily activity is for our dental and overall physical health but, if you make certain to take care of them, you’re helping to ensure a lifetime of healthy teeth.…

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Chewing Gum and Your Teeth

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What is something the ancient Greeks and Mayans had in common? They each had their own version of what we consider chewing gum today.  For the Greeks, it was sap from the mastic tree and for the Mayans, sap from the sapodilla tree.  Closer to home, Native Americans enjoyed chewing the sap from a spruce tree. While the…

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Dry Mouth and Your Dental Health

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Dry mouth, or Xerostomia, is a condition where little or no saliva is created in your mouth. This lack of saliva affects the bodies natural ability to break down food, swallow and cleanse your mouth. Saliva is important because it helps to cancel out the acid that attacks your teeth.  It  helps to break down food while you…

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Sonicare Toothbrushing App for Little Brushers!

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We’re excited about the Sonicare toothbrushes we carry and their kid-friendly smartphone app!  And, apparently, we’re not the only ones. One of our recent patients loved it so much he told us all about it. Anthony D. just turned 4 years old and shared with us how much he loves to brush his teeth. His Mom…

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5 Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

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5 Brushing Mistakes to Avoid Brushing your teeth, it’s as much a part of a daily routine as waking up every morning and going to bed every night.  To make certain you are doing your  best to keep your teeth clean and healthy, try to avoid these common brushing mistakes:  1) Not Brushing For Long Enough …

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