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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

How often do you use your mouth in a day? How often do you eat, drink, or speak? How often do you smile? These sound like silly questions, right? But we often underestimate and undervalue the importance of our mouths and oral care. This is probably why oral cancer is often overlooked until it is, […]



11 Tips for a Healthy Mouth

11 Tips for a Healthy Mouth

If you want to keep smiling with a healthy and well functioning set of pearly whites, follow these easy tips to help you keep your teeth healthy. 1. Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is at the start and end of each day or after meals. Choose a toothbrush […]


Common Dry Mouth Causes in Adults

Common Dry Mouth Causes in Adults

Having a dry mouth can be uncomfortable, but you can usually solve this problem by drinking water. However, xerostomia, a condition that causes sufferers to experience constant dry mouth, does affect some of the population. Many of the causes of xerostomia are relatively benign, but it can be a cause for concern in certain situations. […]


Caring for Oral Health During Cold and Flu Season

Caring for Oral Health During Cold and Flu Season

The winter season is upon us, which often means dealing with potential health issues. Colds, flus, and winter woes galore are all aspects of this season that may pose difficulties. It’s important, however, to remember that your teeth can be affected, too. Teeth are very sensitive and exposing them to extremely cold weather can cause […]


How to Clean Your Teeth When You Don’t Have a Toothbrush

How to Clean Your Teeth When You Don’t Have a Toothbrush

You’ve spent all week preparing for your vacation. You wrote a checklist, triple-checked your luggage, and brought all of your toiletries in the recommended 3.4oz containers. After hours of sitting in a plane, you finally arrive at the hotel, open your suitcase, and––gasp––realize that you forgot your toothbrush. The hotel doesn’t have any and no […]


How to Avoid Tartar Buildup

How to Avoid Tartar Buildup

Tartar is hardened dental plaque that affects almost 68% of adults. Tartar buildup is a major problem, as it can lead to bad breath, gingivitis, and cavities. If you continue to allow tartar to build up on your teeth, you may eventually need to have teeth removed or capped. It is best to take good […]


Do Adults Need Fluoride Treatment

Do Adults Need Fluoride Treatment?

You may remember receiving fluoride treatments from your dentist when you were younger. This procedure helps to increase the amount of fluoride on your teeth, which prevents cavities and promotes overall oral health. A highly concentrated form of fluoride is applied to your teeth and left to sit for a few minutes. Afterwards, your dentist […]


Why Do We Have So Many Different Kinds Of Teeth

Why Do We Have So Many Different Kinds Of Teeth?

Many of us think that humans have different kinds of teeth in their mouth to help us chew and grind our food. That is true, however, our various teeth serve many functions. The different kinds of teeth in our mouth support many aspects of our jaw construction. Teeth also help us to speak. There are […]


The Importance Of Cleaning Your Tongue

The Importance Of Cleaning Your Tongue

At least once in everyone’s life, your dentist or parents have likely told you to brush your teeth twice a day. Flossing is also emphasized for healthy teeth. However, sometimes after brushing your teeth and flossing, your breath will still smell bad. The reason for this, is that you may be neglecting to clean your […]


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