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Jul. 11 2018

Fun Teeth Facts For Kids

The body is a complex and fantastic machine that is constantly changing as kids get older. Teeth facts for kids, in particular, can spark interest in or provide skills to maintain their health that wi

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Jul. 10 2018

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is caused by the frequent and long-term exposure of a child's teeth to liquids containing sugars.

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Jul. 9 2018

How do I care for my child’s teeth?

Babies are born with all their teeth. You can't see them because they are hidden in the gums. Baby teeth start to break through the gums around 6 months. But it is important to start good oral care...

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Jul. 6 2018

How Many Dental X-rays Are Too Many?

It depends on many factors including how much dental work you've had in the past, the current condition of that work, your dental hygiene and if you have any signs or symptoms...

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Jul. 4 2018

What causes gingivitis?

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva). It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth - plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis.

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Jun. 28 2018

5 Habits That Destroy Your Smile

Academy of General Dentistry spokesperson Steven A. Ghareeb, DDS, FAGD, offers advice on how to keep your smile healthy and pretty by avoiding these five bad oral health habits.

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Jun. 27 2018

Should I Floss?

Floss removes plaque and debris that adhere to teeth and gums in between teeth, polishes tooth surfaces and controls bad breath. By flossing your teeth daily, you increase the chances of keeping your

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Jun. 21 2018

Is cheese good for you?

Cheese tends to be a standard accompaniment to popular foods like burgers, pizza, Mexican dishes, salad and sandwiches but can also stand-alone as a snack or an appetizer.

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Jun. 15 2018

Did you know?

Trivia An elephant’s tooth can weigh three kilograms? That’s heavier than a big jug of milk! Even though whales are very big, some of them don’t have any teeth. Instead, they have rows of stiff hair

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Jun. 13 2018

Can Wisdom Teeth Grow Back After Extraction?

The wisdom teeth are the last molars to erupt and are located in the very back of the mouth. In about 1 to 2 percent of the population, supernumerary — or extra — wisdom teeth are present. These surpr

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