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Beyond Brushing: The Link Between Obesity and Tooth Decay

You know brushing and flossing are the key to proper dental care, but did you know that obesity plays a role in oral health? Recent research has revealed a link between obesity and tooth decay. Dual Threat According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tooth decay is the most common form of chronic …

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5 Things to Look For in Your Dentist

When you’re looking for a dentist in St Petersburg Florida, you’ve got plenty of options. If you simply select a dentist who accepts your insurance or is located close to your home or office, you may not be satisfied with the experience. So how can you make certain you select the best dentist for you …

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5 Common Causes (And Cures) For Bad Breath

Bad breath is an inconvenient issue that can make interactions with people stressful and embarrassing. It can have effects on your social life, public outings, business presentations, and self-esteem. When chewing mint gum isn’t enough to get rid of temporary bad breath, you may have a case of halitosis. Halitosis is the medical term for …

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Best 2021 Gifts For Anyone Who Loves To Take Care Of Their Teeth

Christmas is almost here! It’s a great time of the year filled with many traditions, including the giving of gifts. This is really fun when it comes to buying and giving gifts to children. But it can be anything but ho-ho-ho fun when it comes to finding a great gift for adults. Instead of buying …

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Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy This Summer

When we think of summer, we think of warm fun in the sun and getting a healthy glow. Your smile, though, shines year-round, and summer is the perfect time to take steps to brighten it, whiten it, and make it healthier. A Healthy Smile Starts at Home A healthy smile does, indeed, start at home, …

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What to Eat for a Healthier Mouth

Taking care of your mouth requires more thought than most people realize. Your teeth require to be brushed and flossed at least twice a day, in order to protect them from plaque buildup, that when not addressed properly, can lead to tooth decay. One of the best ways to maintain good oral health is to …

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5 Reasons to Wear a Night Guard

If you have never complained of painful jaws or severe headaches, but lately, you just can’t seem to get rid of such problems, you could have a condition called bruxism. Bruxism is a condition in which you grind, clench, or gnash your teeth. Suppose you do so when awake, it is referred to as awake …

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5 Most Common Problems of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Teeth are perhaps one of the most overlooked parts of our bodies—that is until problems arise with our teeth. Among those problems is the eruption of wisdom teeth, which in many cases results in the need for surgical removal.  Over time, humans have less and less need for wisdom teeth. We can bite and chew …

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How Aging Can Affect Your Teeth

Mark Twain once said, “Do not complain about growing old. It is a privilege denied to many.” However, when aging changes the ways your body feels and acts, it can be hard not to utter the occasional complaint. For example, did you know how aging could affect your teeth? More importantly, do you know how …

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Tips for Preparing for Your Oral Surgery

Oral surgery is a normal part of adult life, but it’s also common to be a little anxious about your upcoming procedure. This is true even if you are excited about the future results or don’t usually worry about the dentist. Many of our patients ease their apprehension by asking how to prepare for the …

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