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Chomp Champs: Stacking Our Bite Against the Animal Kingdom

Humans aren’t exactly known for our incredible bite force, but it turns out that we do have a relatively strong bite, especially when compared to our fellow primates.

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Start Healthy Dental Habits at the First Tooth

Discovering your baby has their first teeth coming in is an exciting moment. Taking care of those teeth early on can keep you & your child excited about their smile for years to come.

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Stop Teeth Grinding With These Techniques

Grinding your teeth, or Bruxism, can lead to increased wear on your teeth and, if bad enough, can result in the need for restorative care if wear results in chipped teeth or a misaligned bite. There are several techniques that you and your dentist can do to stop grinding.

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Know the Difference a Dentist Makes in Whitening Teeth

Throughout our lives our teeth can tarnish & yellow for a host of reasons, from smoking & coffee to less obvious items we ingest like sports drinks & wine. For many of us, there comes a time when we’d like to reverse course & get a whiter, brighter smile. So why go to the dentist…

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Missing Teeth Can Be a Family Matter

Sometimes teeth are missing from your smile. They didn’t get knocked out & they certainly never ran away, so where are they? It may be worth a look up your family tree.

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Nutrients That Help Keep Your Teeth Healthy

We’ve talked about foods that affect your oral health, but those discussions often boil down to the nutrients you get from those foods. Let’s take a closer look at those nutrients & exactly what foods provide them.

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Gluten-Free Diet

The Truth About Gluten-Free Diets & Your Teeth

Gluten-free diets have taken a spotlight in recent years for many reasons. You might have noticed articles focused on these diets, with responses ranging from praise to harsh criticism. While we can’t speak to the diet’s overall merits, we can dig into how a gluten-free diet can affect your oral…

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How Whitening Toothpaste Works

Whitening toothpaste is an easy & accessible way to whiten your teeth while doing something you already do regularly—brushing your teeth! Let’s explore how whitening toothpaste works to brighten your smile. 

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The Different Kinds of Toothpaste

We all need toothpaste, but there are many different kinds to choose from. The variety might seem overwhelming, but we’re here to go through the differences & explain the benefits of each. 

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Caring for Your Lips

If you walk through an art gallery, you’ll notice that all the great paintings are held within beautiful frames. In some ways, the frame is just as important as the art; if you choose a frame that is too fancy or too plain, too colorful or too dull, it can detract from the beauty of the art.

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