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Are You Brushing the Right Way?

Are You Brushing the Right Way? September 19, 2018 You may remember that old toothbrush commercial that ended with the dramatic phrase: “Brush . . . like a dentist!” The ad implies that if you use this specific brand of toothbrush, then you will automatically brush like a dentist.  The reality is that you can brush like a dentist with any kind of toothbrush. Here are the things you need to know in order to brush like a dentist. Timing When you do brush, it is important that you spend enough time on it to ensure that you are reaching
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New Year, New Smile

  New Year, New Smile January 2, 2018  It is that time of year when people around the world are resolving to make changes for the better.  A common theme in many New Year’s resolutions is improved health.  One of the great perks of improving your health is that it usually involves improving your appearance, too!  If you are exercising to enhance your health, you may also be losing weight or toning muscles.  If you resolve to get more sleep, you will lose those dark circles under your eyes. The same applies to taking care of your teeth.  The steps
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Back to School

Back to School August 9, 2017  For many people, this time of year is more than just back to school.  It is back to daily and weekly routines, back to bedtimes and alarm clocks, and back to good habits that may have gone by the wayside in the easygoing days of summer.  Add this to your list of daily activities as you get back into the swing of things: taking great care of your teeth!  There are many things involved in pursuing a healthy mouth.  Here are some tips to getting that oral hygiene routine back on track. Brushing In
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Back to School

  Back to School! September 6, 2016 For many of our patients, this time of year is more than just back to school. It’s back to a routine, back to bedtimes and alarm clocks, and back to good habits that may have gone by the wayside in the lazy days of summer.  One of the most important good habits we should all have is taking care of our teeth.  There are many things involved in pursuing a healthy mouth.  Here are some tips to getting that oral hygiene routine back on track.
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FAQs for New Moms

  FAQs for New Moms April 19, 2016 When do the teeth break through the gums (erupt)? Normal eruption of the first tooth is generally around 6-7 months of age +/- 6 months. This means that it is normal for a baby to be born with teeth (6 months old minus 6 months = birth) or to have no teeth until they are 1 yr old (6 months old plus 6 months = 1 yr old). You can see that “normal” encompasses a pretty wide range. If your baby’s first tooth is later than the average, you can expect them
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