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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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Flossing

Is Flossing Really That Important? December 27, 2017 Let’s talk about flossing. We know.  No one wants to floss.  Recent statistics show that Americans can be roughly divided into thirds when it comes to flossing habits.  Just under 1/3 of the population floss every day.  Just over 1/3 of the population floss sometimes.  And the rest admit to never flossing.  Never.  That hurts our dentist-hearts. Many of our patients have shared that they feel guilty when we ask about flossing.  We do not ever want to make anyone feel guilty.  We simply want to know where you stand on the
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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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