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Can Overbrushing Hurt my Teeth?

Can Overbrushing Hurt My Teeth? Brushing is imperative to having healthy teeth and gums. However, you can have too much of a good thing. When you brush your teeth too much, you can cause damage, resulting in sensitive teeth, receding gums, and more.  The percentage of people who have damaged their teeth or gums from overbrushing is between 10 and 20 percent. There are a number of side effects that can occur as a result of brushing too much or too hard. What Can Happen When... Read More
Posted by Miles Moore at Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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The Natural Solution: The Best Natural and Organic Dental Products

Guide to Natural and Organic Toothpaste With the rise in popularity of natural and organic products, it’s not surprising that “natural” and “organic” toothbrushes, toothpastes, and even mouthwashes are now available. But do these products really work? How efficient are they, and is it worth spending your hard-earned money on them? Read on to learn more about what makes natural and organic oral hygiene products different and which brands to consider if... Read More
Posted by Miles Moore at Friday, March 8, 2019
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Tips for Dealing with Dental Anxiety

How do I relax at the dentist? It’s been estimated that as many as 40 million Americans avoid going to the dentist due to dental anxiety. If you are one of these 40 million Americans neglecting to make and follow up on regular checkups and exams, you’re not alone. The good news is there are plenty of resources to help you make the most of your anxiety while making sure your oral health is still a priority. The easiest way to avoid having to visit the dentist for... Read More
Posted by Miles Moore at Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Do I really need dental x-rays? Yes, you do! Dental x-rays are an essential component of routine dental care because they allow your dentist to ensure no new cavities have developed, no infections are present, and no problems with the roots and other parts of your teeth exist. Most patients will need dental x-rays at least once per year, but those with gingivitis, periodontal disease, diabetes, and other health concerns may require them more often to ensure any carious lesions or... Read More
Posted by Miles Moore at Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Do At-Home Teeth Whitening Products Really Work?

Do whitening strips really work? Chances are you’ve seen the many at-home teeth whitening products available on the market today. From strips and trays to gels and special whitening toothpastes, there are a variety of products that promise a more radiant, whiter smile in just minutes or hours. But do at-home teeth whitening products really work? The short answer - yes and no. While you can see results from using these products if you have stains or yellow teeth, you’re doing... Read More
Posted by Miles Moore at Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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