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The Basics of Canker Sores

Canker sores are painful small, round or oval sores that appear in the mouth. They are one of the most common oral conditions with more than half of all people experiencing them. Canker sores may appear on any soft tissue such as gums, tongue, cheeks, or inside the lips. Often this condition is recurrent and

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The Latest Technology for the Early Detection of Oral Cancer

Nearly fifty thousand Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year and it will kill approximately one person every hour. The rate of death for oral cancer is even higher than that of other cancers including cervical, testes, thyroid, and endocrine among others. Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment is essential. The causes of oral

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A New Smile for a New Year

The celebration of a new year carries a very special symbolism as many people resolve to make a fresh effort to take actions that will improve their lives, making them better and healthier. Having a smile that you can be proud to show can increase your self-confidence, self-esteem, happiness and overall mental health. Recent studies

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Why You Might Have a Metallic Taste in Your Mouth

If you’re experiencing an unpleasant metallic taste in your mouth, you’re probably wondering what might be causing it. In fact, there can be many causes and it may be a symptom of a more serious health concern. Distortion of taste can also cause other serious issue, as taste is required for identifying spoiled foods and

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Why and How to Clean Your Tongue

Although it’s vital to brush and floss your teeth regularly, if you’re not cleaning your tongue, your oral hygiene routine is not complete. Your tongue is covered in bacteria, which are concealed within all the crevices between the taste buds and other areas. These bacteria can’t just be rinsed away with water or mouthwash. They

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The Dentist’s Top Tips for Halloween Treats and Fun

This Halloween, use your creativity to offer Halloween treats and fun for the kids that won’t cause unwanted sugar highs and crashes or allergy concerns, and just might help to keep their smile cavity-free too. Instead of grabbing the usual assortment of sugary candies, consider planning to help the little ones enjoy the day with items

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Celebrate National Brush Day

The most common chronic childhood disease in the U.S. today is tooth decay, yet it is almost completely preventable. In fact, surveys have shown that parents believe their children’s dental health is a low priority compared to other issues like school safety and nutrition, regardless of the rates of oral disease. In fact, childhood rates

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How Tobacco Can Affect Your Dental Health

Most people have heard of the general health risks associated with tobacco use, but what they might not know about is the effect tobacco can have on their oral health. Although cigarettes constitute the most widespread tobacco use, cigars, e-cigarettes, hookahs, chewing tobacco and other forms of usage can carry many of the same risks.

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It’s Finally Time to Put Your Smile First

After years of taking care of your children and spouse, job, other family members, and friends, it’s finally time to start putting yourself first. Although this may be the first time you’ve had the opportunity to be able to take the time to care for yourself and to rediscover the ways you can make yourself

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