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Top 3 tips to get the perfect smile

Sick of hiding your pearly whites from the camera or smiling through closed lips when in public? While your smile is one of the first features people notice, few are actually happy with how theirs looks. If you want to get the perfect smile then these three tips should give a whole new definition to “grin and bear it”! A clean smile is a beautiful smile, so make sure your teeth are given a... ❯❯❯

5 Bad Oral Health Habits to Break in 2014

In the New Year, many people choose to make lifestyle changes and stick to resolutions in order to improve themselves and their lifestyles for the better. One of the most important changes you can make in 2014, is to be more mindful about your oral health and hygiene. Here are 5 bad oral health habits to break in 2014 for a healthier, happier you! Stop crunching! You finish sipping on a soda,... ❯❯❯

Common Causes of Tooth Enamel Loss and Erosion

Tooth enamel is one of the most important tissues in your entire body. Even though it is the hardest – it has to protect your teeth – it can still become damaged or it can erode. Tooth enamel is important because it protects the nerve of your teeth from becoming damaged – keeping the nerve healthy is important because the nerve is essentially the life force of the tooth. When it comes down to it,... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Alleviating the Pain of Dental Braces

If you’ve ever talked to someone who has had braces before, one thing that they will probably tell you is that while the end results makes the cost of the braces well worth it, if there’s one thing that is definitely no fun, it’s going through the process of first getting your braces put on your teeth and then having them tightened every few months. The reason why is because it tends to be pretty... ❯❯❯

5 Ways to Prevent Staining Your Teeth

Stains on your teeth can be unattractive and they can decrease your self confidence. There are a number of things that cause stains on your teeth – including tobacco related products, tea, coffee and any other food that has a reputation of leaving stains. So, what do you do? Many people don’t want to give up their precious delights, like a hot cup of tea or coffee in the morning. Luckily, there... ❯❯❯

The Effects of Bulimia Nervosa on Dental Health

Although food is something that all of us need on a daily basis in order to survive, the reality is that there are many people who struggle when it comes to seeing food in a healthy way. As a matter of fact, according to the National Eating Disorder Association, there are approximately 10 million people within the United States who are currently battling with some form of an eating disorder. More... ❯❯❯

Teeth Grinding Treatment Options

Teeth grinding is also called bruxism, which comes from the greek work ‘brychein’ – meaning to gnaw or gnash your teeth together. It is estimated that 20% of American people suffer from bruxism, which happens while the person is fast asleep. Because the bruxism sufferer is asleep, only about 80% of people who grind their teeth are actually aware of it. It usually takes a partner or someone... ❯❯❯

Common Causes of Tooth Enamel Damage

Tooth enamel is a little bit like a protective shield for your teeth. In fact, tooth enamel is one of the strongest materials in the world and the strongest in your body. Basically, your teeth are like exposed bone that are made out of mainly calcium minerals and other organic compounds. In humans, teeth are designed to chew both meat and plant matter. However, our enamel is no match for some... ❯❯❯

5 Quick and Easy Solutions for Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can cause discomfort and pain at any moment–while eating an ice pop, when you sip hot tea, or when you bite into a hard candy bar. The painful, searing sensation is often unbearable, and you will likely do anything to limit or reduce the discomfort. Here are 5 quick and easy solutions to help with sensitive teeth. Purchase a desensitizing toothpaste at your local grocery store... ❯❯❯

5 Tooth Erosion Treatment Tips

Although tooth enamel has the distinction of being the hardest substance in the human body, that doesn’t mean that it is impenetrable. And it just so happens that you are your own worst enemy when it comes to the state of your tooth enamel. The foods and beverages you consume may be intended to sustain your body, but they first have to pass through your mouth and get ground up by your teeth, and... ❯❯❯

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