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Do I Need to Use Mouthwash?

Do I Need to Use Mouthwash? A swish and gargle of mouthwash is a no-brainer after you’ve enjoyed that Italian sub or extra-large coffee. But should rinsing with mouthwash be a consistent part of your morning routine? Let’s start with the ‘what’ and ‘how’ to understand the ‘why.’ Mouthwash, or “oral rinse,” contains antiseptic ingredients…
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3 Tips for Overcoming Dental Distress

3 Tips for Overcoming Dental Distress Does the Idea of a Dental Visit Send Your Heart Racing?  For some, a trip to the dentist is like any appointment or errand–no big deal. But for many people, the thought of sitting in a dentist’s chair is enough to trigger full-on panic. Dental anxiety is the real…
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Teeth Brushing: Do This, Not That

Teeth Brushing: Do This, Not That Brushing your teeth seems simple enough, right? Squeeze a dab of toothpaste on a brush, give your pearly whites a quick round of scrubbing, rinse, and you’re good to go. Not so fast. Proper brushing takes more attention than most people give it. Mastering the art of toothbrushing is…
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Don’t Ignore These Potential Signs of Oral Cancer

Don’t Ignore These Potential Signs of Oral Cancer We pay lots of attention to the appearance of our pearly whites…but what about our oral health? It’s a big deal. Mouth cancers are newly diagnosed in about 145 Americans every day, with someone dying from oral cancer every hour, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation. Doctors…
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