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What Causes Bad Breath?

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 16, 2014

Nobody likes bad breath—not those who smell it, nor those who have it. Sometimes the solution to bad breath can be as simple as embracing better brushing and flossing habits. But in other cases, the causes can be less clear and difficult to pin down. Let’s take a look at some of the most common causes of bad breath and how to fight it.

 
 

What Is a Professional Dental Cleaning, and How Often Should I Get One?

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Smile Makeovers

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014

If you visit your dentist twice a year as recommended, you’ll probably receive a professional dental cleaning at least one of those times. The American Dental Association recommends getting a teeth cleaning at least once a year. Getting a professional cleaning more than once per year is recommended if you have any chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart disease, due to potential links between those conditions and poor dental hygiene. The cleaning will be performed by a dental.

 
 

Periodontal Treatments - Nuts: Good for Your Health, Bad for your Teeth?

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 09, 2014

Unless you have an allergy, nuts are excellent sources of nutrition. Raw tree nuts are especially good for you, and have been linked to lower cholesterol, good heart health, and a lower cancer risk. Nuts are packed with antioxidants and Omega-3 fatty acids. Nuts are full of protein, as well, making them an ideal snack for people worried about weight control.

 
 

Smile Makeovers - There’s No Reason to be Afraid of the Dentist

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Smile Makeovers

Posted on: Tuesday, Oct 07, 2014

Has it been a while since you’ve been to the dentist? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Now, be honest: have you put off going to the dentist because you were afraid of a painful experience? You’re not alone in that category, either. Has it been a while since you’ve been to the dentist? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Now, be honest: have you put off going to the dentist because you were afraid of a painful experience? You’re not alone in that category, either.

 
 

Periodontal Treatments - Your Dentist Cares about Your Comfort

Posted on: Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

A phobia of a visit to the dentist is a common thing. Many people fear going to the dentist, whether they are scared of the pain they experienced at a previous dental visit, or if they just hate the sound of the drill. But whatever your reason for not wanting to visit the dentist, it’s important to remember that your dentist truly cares about how comfortable you are during your visit.