Gum disease can have serious consequences. Protect yourself and check for these 6 signs of gum disease.

Protect Your Smile by Checking for These 6 Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the least noticeable yet most common oral conditions worldwide. Given gum disease’s potentially serious yet invisible signs, how can you protect yourself from losing your smile? Gum disease is no laughing matter. Millions of Americans are diagnosed with it each year and millions more remain untreated, leading to rapid decay […]

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What to Expect During Your Dental Appointment [Infographic]

Has it been a while since your last dental appointment? If so, you’re not alone! According to the CDC, only 64% of adults have had a dental visit within the past year. However, a dental checkup and cleaning can have vast benefits for your oral health as well as your overall health. Additionally, times have […]

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Flossing: Important or Not? [Infographic]

There has recently been some controversy over the importance of flossing – is flossing really necessary to maintain healthy teeth? Despite conflicting reports, dentists defend keeping flossing a priority. Don’t toss your floss into the trash just yet – there are several sound reasons to keep flossing a part of your daily oral care routine. According to […]

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety – Never Fear The Dentist Again

Are you afraid of the dentist? Have you ever put off dental work because of some form of dental anxiety? If so, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that 3 out of 4 people have at least some fear of going to the dentist! For millions, their fears extend beyond a nervous stomach or apprehension to make an appointment. Studies show […]

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What Type of Floss Should I Use?

When you walk down the oral care aisle at your local drugstore, you might be completely overwhelmed by the extensive array of floss options! Unwaxed, waxed, tape, flavored, unflavored, picks…how do you choose the right floss for you? Is one type better or more effective than others? It’s imperative you floss every single day to maintain […]