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Make Dental Visits a Priority

When it comes to something you want to do, it is easy to make it a priority. Rarely do you hear of anyone cancelling a vacation because s/he changed her/his mind about going. Yet, when it comes to doing things that are not quite so fun, it is often easy to reschedule, cancel, or simply “forget” about doing them. For many, dental visits are like this.
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Pregnancy and Gingivitis

Congratulations, you are expecting! What a joyful time full of anticipation. Whether you are already a mom or this is your first time expecting, this is a very exciting time of your life. Many women spend hours reading about how to take care of themselves while pregnant, but neglect to consider the importance of diligent oral care.
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Gum Recession

Ignoring health issues does not make them go away, and the same is true in regard to your oral health. The mouth was designed to give you warning signs when things are awry so that you will seek the attention you need. With early intervention, most dental issues can be treated with no lasting consequences to wreak havoc on your mouth.
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The Importance of a Good Dental Routine

A routine is a set plan that lays out a specific path to help you achieve your goals. Contrary to popular belief, a routine does not need to be complicated to be effective. In fact, the simpler a routine is, the easier it is to follow and continue.
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Does Chewing Gum Really Fight Cavities?

When people think of cavity protection, they generally think of brushing more, flossing, and keeping regular dental appointments. However, there is another habit that can be added to your regular routine that can benefit your mouth and the health of your teeth. Chewing gum has been a habit that millions of Americans have enjoyed for over 100 years. Sugar-free gum was introduced in the 1950s as a healthier option to prevent cavities from developing. Keep reading to learn how this tasty habit can benefit your smile.
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Wisdom Teeth Removal

The majority of people develop 32 permanent teeth, yet most mouths can only hold 28. These extra four teeth are known as the third molars, or wisdom teeth. While categorizing these teeth as “wise” may sound promising, these four teeth can actually cause a great deal of issues due to the limited space inside the mouth.
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Cavity Prevention

Cavities are the most prevalent dental problem throughout the entire world, yet it is entirely preventable. While many illnesses and diseases occur for no apparent reason or fault to a person, dental cavities have a direct correlation to how well you prioritize your oral health.
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Is Mouthwash Necessary?

Ads in magazines, commercials on TV, pamphlets at the dentist’s office, and a stroll down the oral health aisle at the local drug store all advertise many options for mouthwash. With all of these choices it may leave you questioning whether mouthwash is necessary and if it is something that you need to incorporate into your daily oral health routine.
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