20 Other Names for Sugar

To keep your teeth healthy, monitoring sugar intake is a must. But what about all of those hard to pronounce ingredients lurking in some of your favorite foods? Make sure you’re on the lookout for these 20 other names for sugar!

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A Picture Perfect Smile

“One…two…three…smile!” Pictures are a part of life—especially in today’s “selfie” society. And let’s face it, it looks like the “selfie” is here to stay. While many people love taking photos with family members or friends, some tend to shy away from the camera. A common culprit? An unsatisfactory smile. Whether you’re looking to improve your

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Four Secrets of a Healthy Smile

Have you ever wondered how someone with a beautiful smile keeps it gleaming? Or maybe you want a healthier smile and aren’t sure where to start? If you’ve ever found yourself a victim of smile envy, consider these four points to help you achieve the smile of  your dreams. 1. A bright white smile isn’t

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Soft Vs. Hard: Which Toothbrush Should You Choose?

It might not be a question as old as time, but when it comes to whether or not patients should be using a toothbrush with hard or soft bristles, it’s certainly one we hear often. So, what’s the answer? Here’s how it breaks down! Picking Your Toothbrush Opting for a hard-bristled toothbrush can give your

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

As your dentist, we strive to make you as comfortable as possible during your treatments. However, we know that for some, visiting our practice isn’t their favourite thing in the world. Don’t worry—we don’t take it personally! We understand that dental anxiety is a real thing, and we’d like to offer our patients a few

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How to Take Care of Your Dentures

For a lot of people, dentures are a part of everyday life. But when it comes to maintaining your dentures, there are a few steps you should take to look after them for years to come. Whether you have been wearing dentures for a while or are just learning how to care for your new

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Teeth-Friendly Snacks for Your Child’s Lunch

A nutritious meal at lunchtime isn’t just important to give your child an energy boost to finish out their school day—it can make a big difference in their overall and oral health. If you’re concerned about expenses, packing a healthy lunch doesn’t have to be costly. Here are a few ideas to help fill your

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What’s the Deal With Baby Teeth?

Have you ever wondered why we have two sets of teeth in our lifetime? Though we don’t keep our baby teeth for long, they do serve an important purpose during the first few years of our lives. Check out these five facts about your first set of teeth! 1. Baby teeth are also known as

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4 Mistakes You Make When Brushing

4 Mistakes You Make When Brushing

4 Mistakes You Make When Brushing Everyone wants a beautiful smile and brushing your teeth twice each day can help you achieve it–but doing that alone isn’t always enough. In fact, some people practice poor oral habits without even knowing it! Discover the top mistakes you make when brushing your teeth.

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5 Reasons to Chew Your Food Slowly

Think back to your last meal—did you give any thought to how long you chewed your bites of food for? Probably not. For most of us, chewing is like a habit or reflex done without any conscious effort. However, the process of chewing is quite important to your overall health and serves as the first

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