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Sep. 18 2018

Bad Bacteria & Flossing Tips

Bad Bacteria You may not realize that even when your mouth is clean, bacteria still lurk. These naturally occurring micro-organisms make a delicacy of even the most minute food particles, after which

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Sep. 14 2018

3 Steps to Healthier Teeth and Gums

Your mouth is full of germs. Many belong there, but some, like plaque, can be harmful. This sticky bacteria forms on your teeth shortly after you eat, producing acids that can cause decay and toxins t

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Sep. 13 2018

Sports Dentistry Facts

It's important to protect your teeth when you play sports, even if it's not a 'contact sport'. Injuries and accidents can happen. Here are some sports related facts:

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Sep. 12 2018

Fredericton “Teeth Bleaching”

The term "teeth bleaching" is inaccurate and is in fact a misnomer. Bleach is never actually used in the process, instead carbamide and hydrogren peroxide. With so many different whitening products

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Sep. 7 2018

This is the best time to brush your teeth

A study found that advice on when is best to brush your teeth is inconsistent MOLLIE GOODFELLOW @hansmollman Wednesday 27 January 2016 17:48 32 shares CLICK TO FOLLOW INDY/LIFE The standard advice

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Aug. 31 2018

Coping With Dry Mouth From Sleeping

Who doesn't love a great night's sleep? According to the Mayo Clinic, sleep prevents irritability, allows you to focus throughout the day and helps you control your appetite and manage your weight. Th

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Aug. 29 2018

What Causes A Swollen Gum Around One Tooth?

When brushing your teeth in front of the mirror, it's common to suddenly spot something you didn't notice before. How, for example, could a swollen gum around one tooth form? Is there anything you can

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Aug. 16 2018

Sugar-Free Drinks could cause dental problems

A recent study by researchers at the University of Melbourne's Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre suggests that sugar free products can cause measurable damage to the tooth enamel, NDTV reports.

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Aug. 15 2018

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

A variety of things can cause sensitivity in your teeth, including extreme heat and cold. One less common factor that can make your teeth hurt is a cold or sinus infection. Pressure in your sinuses ca

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Aug. 14 2018

Dental Health Facts for Kids (Part 2)

Like fingerprints and snowflakes, everyone has a uniquely patterned tongue created by different configurations of taste buds. Look in the mirror with your child at his tongue and point out small bumps

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Aug. 13 2018

Dental Health Facts for Kids (Part 1)

Brushing is the main strategy for keeping teeth clean. Kids and adults should brush their teeth twice a day with a soft-bristle toothbrush. It is a good idea to brush after having lunch or snacks.

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Aug. 10 2018

What Burning Mouth Says About Your Health

If you’re experiencing a moderate to severe scalding sensation in your mouth, lips, or tongue, it could be an oral condition called burning mouth syndrome. Fortunately, burning mouth syndrome is not v

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Aug. 9 2018

White or Brown Lines on Kids’ Teeth?

Children who have been exposed to too much fluoride can have white or brown lines across the face of their teeth, Leader says. Other signs of too much fluoride are nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. Whil

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Aug. 8 2018

Icky Mouth Mysteries Solved

Unhealthy Gums and Your Health Do you suffer with red gums, or is the roof of your mouth swollen? Without fail, you follow your dentist’s orders to keep your teeth and gums healthy — but did

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