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5 damaging dental habits to avoid

5 Damaging Dental Habits to Avoid

Behavior that Negatively Affect Dental Health Just about everyone has some sort of bad habit. For some, it is mostly harmless. However, for others, that behavior can be negatively affecting your dental health. Oftentimes, we don’t even realize how damaging certain habits can be to us. This list can help you understand what behaviors you […]

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cleaning your tongue - why and how

Cleaning Your Tongue – Why and How?

Ignoring the Tongue Can Negatively Affect Your Dental Hygiene By now, you are probably aware that bad dental hygiene can lead to other health problems within the body. What many people are not aware of, however, is that not cleaning your tongue properly or often enough can diminish dental health and hygiene. Throughout the day […]

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how to take care of your teeth when pregnant

How To Take Care of Your Teeth When Pregnant

Why Maintaining Prenatal Oral Health is Important Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is important throughout any part of your life, but may require a bit more attention and care during pregnancy. You should be observing a consistent oral health routine prior to getting pregnant, including proper brushing and flossing and regular check-ups. Contrary to popular […]

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dos and dont's on how to properly brush your teeth

Do You Know How To Properly Brush Your Teeth?

The Do’s and Dont’s of Basic Oral Hygiene Keeping your teeth clean and free of nasty germs and bacteria is important if you want to maintain a long-lasting beautiful and healthy smile. Like most dentists, Dr. Acosta strongly recommends upholding high oral hygiene standards like daily brushing and routine dental cleanings every six months. Healthy […]

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dental implants vs dentures

Dental Implants vs. Dentures: What’s The Best Choice For You

Get the Facts and Learn the Difference Missing teeth can be uncomfortable or unpleasant, and can make you feel self-conscious or embarrassed when talking with others. Thankfully, dental implants and dentures exist to help you feel more confident in your smile. But what’s the best choice for you? Each option has the benefit of giving […]

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