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May 11, 2018

Sparkling Water, an Alternative to Soda, May Be Harming Your Tooth Enamel via Corrosive Acidity

Sparkling water has become one of the hottest food trends since avocado toast, and many use it as a healthier alternative to soda. However, the bubbly […]
May 11, 2018

Are You Ignoring Gum Disease?

Going to the dentist might not be a favorite on your to-do list, but these check-ups are important not only for your teeth, but also for […]
May 11, 2018

Types of Gum Disease

Untreated gingivitis can advance to periodontitis and can eventually lead to tooth loss and other health problems. GINGIVITIS Gingivitis is the mildest form of periodontal disease. […]
May 11, 2018

What Everyone Should Know Before Getting That Smile Straightened, Whitened or Veneered

Cosmetic dentistry procedures — teeth whitening and straightening, veneers, bonding — have become commonplace in the U.S. and, seemingly, mandatory in Southern California, where image enhancement […]
May 11, 2018

Stop Using Toothpicks To Clean Your Teeth – Here’s What You Should Use Instead

The toothpick is the oldest dental cleaning tool around. Fossils of 7,500-year-old teeth indicate that humans were using wooden sticks to clean their teeth well before […]
May 11, 2018

5 Ways Your Teeth Can Impact Your Health

Dentists aren’t just interested in keeping your teeth clean and white—they want to keep gum disease from messing with the rest of your body, too. Here’s […]
May 11, 2018

Periodontist Explains How Healthy Gums Help Heart Health

We know that February is “Heart Health Awareness Month.” However, it’s also “Gum Disease Awareness Month.” In many respects, the two go hand-in-hand. We usually focus […]
May 4, 2018

4 Things to Know About Oral Health as You Age

Dental health is important at all ages, but it can decline as you get older. Even with vigilant dental care as a child and an adult, […]
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