Happy Mother’s Day!

WE WANT TO TAKE A MOMENT TO RECOGNIZE an important figure in all of our lives — our mothers! We’re grateful for all of the time, attention, and care our mothers provide for us throughout our upbringing and beyond. The positive impact they have is immeasurable and we want to express what they mean to…

Be Prepared For Dental Emergencies

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INJURIES ALWAYS SEEM TO HAPPEN when we least expect them. Picture yourself at an outdoor gathering, having fun, when suddenly a crying child runs up to you, knocked-out tooth in hand. Would you know what to do? Dental First Aid Saves Teeth Knocking out or fracturing a tooth is especially distressing—just thinking about it can…

A Toothpaste Timeline

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OUR NIGHTLY BRUSHING ROUTINE wouldn’t be complete without that minty-fresh toothpaste tingle, right? But toothpaste hasn’t always been soft and minty. Years ago, it was less pleasant to use. Toothpaste Existed As Early As 5000 B.C. The oldest form of toothpaste known was created by the Egyptians. The powder formula included crushed rock salt, mint,…

4 Reminders For Improving Oral Health Through Diet

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OUR DIETS AFFECT EVERY PART of our bodies. Oral health can improve or deteriorate drastically based on the things we eat! First, Cut Down On Sugar Sugar has become far too big a part of our modern diets. In addition to making us sick and fat, it erodes our teeth! Avoid frequent snacking on sugary…

The Link Between Osteoporosis And Gum Disease

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WHAT DO OSTEOPOROSIS and gum disease have in common? Bone loss! For anyone with gum disease, osteoporosis, or both… it’s important to know about the correlation between these two conditions. How Does Gum Disease Cause Bone Loss? Are you surprised to hear that gum disease can contribute to bone loss? The first stage of gum…