Toothbrush 101

People have been brushing their teeth for a long time.  Primitive versions of the toothbrush have existed for around 5000 years!  Thankfully, we have come a long way since the days of hog bristles and handles of wood, ivory, or bone.  Today’s brushes are virtually all made of plastic with nylon bristles.  But that’s often where the similarities stop. … Continue reading

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Teeth Whitening Myths

Everybody wants a bright white smile… but what is the best way to achieve it? What is the difference between over the counter and professional whitening products? What route is best for me and my teeth? We’re here to help you out.  We’ll set the record straight on some of the most common misunderstandings surrounding teeth… Continue reading

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Hhhhhey Baby

Bad Breath May Be Affecting Your Love Life Over the past decade, a multitude of studies have pointed to the fact that, of the five senses, the sense of smell is able to generate the strongest emotional responses.  This is why we immediately think warm, fuzzy thoughts of our childhood when the scent of homemade apple pie is wafting… Continue reading

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New Year, New Habits

“…you don’t know how hard it is to quit smoking! Yes I do. As hard as it is to START flossing. You’re looking kinda jittery. Yeah, I’m about to floss.” – comedian Mitch Hedberg Habits.  Most often we think of habits as being negative…  as bad routines that we must try to overcome (ie. smoking, over eating,… Continue reading

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Holiday Snacking: How to Protect your Pearly Whites

Pumpkin pie.  Sugar Cookies. Candy canes. Sugar plums. Chocolate fudge. These holiday essentials are part of what makes this time of year special… but they are also the same foods that may contibute to that cavity that needs filled in the spring.  Here are some tips that will help you minimize the impact of some of your sugary holiday favorites… Continue reading

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