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Friday , Nov 01,2019


Wisdom teeth are another name for the third molars. Most people have three permanent molars in each quadrant of their mouth. First molars typically erupt around age 6, while second molars emerge around age 12. The third molars are the last to erupt. They are referred to as wisdom teeth because they tend to develop later in life than other teeth, between the ages of 17 and 21....

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Tuesday , Sep 03,2019


With the new school year fast approaching, it’s time for children and parents to go back to the their routine. That should include, keeping the whole family’s oral health in check! ...

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Thursday , Aug 01,2019


With back to school just around the corner, make sure your kids teeth are protected while participating in organized sports, PE classes or playground activities by wearing a properly fitted mouth guard....

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Saturday , Jun 01,2019


Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth. It also reverses early decay. In children under 6 years of age, fluoride becomes incorporated into the development of permanent teeth, making it difficult for acids to demineralize the teeth. Fluoride also helps speed remineralization as well as disrupts acid production in already erupted teeth of both children and adults....

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Thursday , May 02,2019


It’s important to brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day, as well as floss between them at least once a day. Practicing these positive oral health habits can prevent the buildup of plaque between your teeth, which can cause periodontal disease, or gum disease....

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Monday , Mar 11,2019


Going to the dentist can cause anxiety, and that’s a normal reaction. It’s estimated that between 15 and 40 percent of people are affected by dental anxiety....

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Thursday , Jan 31,2019


Are your teeth tender? From acidic foods to certain toothpastes, a number of culprits could be to blame....

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Thursday , Jan 03,2019


Your dental health is an important part of your overall wellness, and the New Year is a great time to create resolutions for improving your health. ...

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