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May. 3 2019

Did You Know?

Toothbrushes were invented in China approximately 500 years ago. Before toothpaste was invented about 100 years ago, people used other substances to clean their teeth, including ashes, lemon juice

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May. 2 2019

Dental Patient Bill of Rights

You have a right to schedule an appointment with your dentist in a timely manner. You have a right to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment. You have a right to know in advance the

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Apr. 30 2019

Anxiety in the Dentist’s Chair

If you're afraid of going to the dentist, you should know that there are ways to quell dental anxiety and make your dental care experience a lot more tolerable. By Krisha McCoy, MS | Medically review

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Apr. 29 2019

Oral Health Month: Root Canals

Root canals are no one's best friend but here at Fredericton's York Dental Clinic we try to make the process as quick and painless as possible. The primary endodontic procedure is a root canal. Root

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Apr. 26 2019

Dental Jokes to Share With Your Dentist

A little boy was taken to the dentist. It was discovered that he had a cavity that would have to be filled. “Now, young man,” asked the dentist, “what kind of filling would you like for that tooth?”

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Apr. 25 2019

Oral Health Month: Oil Pulling

In recent months, various news agencies,1 social media sites and blogs have reported about the practice of "oil pulling" (swishing oil in the mouth) and its potential benefits on oral and general heal

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Apr. 24 2019

Oral Health Month - Plaque

Plaque is a sticky, colorless deposit of bacteria that is constantly forming on the tooth surface. Saliva, food, and fluids combine to produce these deposits that collect on teeth and where teeth and

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Apr. 23 2019

Oral Health Month - Tartar

Tartar, also called calculus, is a crusty deposit that can trap stains on the teeth and cause discoloration. Calcium and phosphate bind to form crystals on the teeth. These calcium phosphate crystals

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Apr. 22 2019

Oral Health Month - Flossing For Oral Health

You can't reach the tight spaces between your teeth and under the gumline with a toothbrush. That's why daily flossing is important. When you floss: Don't skimp. Break off about 18 inches (46 centime

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Apr. 19 2019

Oral Health Month - Brushing For Oral Health

Oral health begins with clean teeth. Keeping the area where your teeth meet your gums clean can prevent gum disease, while keeping your tooth surfaces clean can help you stave off cavities. Consider t

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Apr. 18 2019

Oral Health Month - Taking Care of Your Teeth

Thanks to better at-home care and in-office dental treatments, more people are keeping their teeth throughout their lives. Some diseases and conditions can make dental disease and tooth loss more like

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Apr. 16 2019

Oral Health Month - When To See The Dentist

To prevent gum disease and other oral health problems, schedule regular dental cleanings and exams. In the meantime, contact your dentist if you notice any signs or symptoms that could suggest oral he

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Apr. 9 2019

Oral Health Month - Athletic Mouthwear

Scientifically proven to enhance concentration and increase strength and speed, UnderArmour™ Performance Mouthwear can help you improve in your favorite sport—from baseball to golf to hockey. Because

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