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The Beginner’s Guide to Gingivitis

The Beginner’s Guide to Gingivitis

Gingivitis, also commonly known as “Gum Disease” is a condition where bacteria form in your mouth and that bacteria is called plaque. The reason we are told to brush at least twice a day is so that plaque doesn’t build up in your teeth. If plaque is left alone, it can...

5 Ways Smoking Can Leave You in the Dentists Chair

5 Ways Smoking Can Leave You in the Dentists Chair

We all know the nasty little cancer sticks known as cigarettes will kill you. This article’s not about that. Today we’re talking about the other nasties that come along with that puff you love so much. Our focus is on the mouth, teeth, gums and the toll smoking leaves...

3 Ways Coconut Oil Can Improve Your Oral Health

If you haven’t already explored the wonders of coconut oil, we’re excited to introduce you to the variety of health benefits it can provide to your overall oral health. By swishing a spoonful of coconut oil in your mouth every day for 15 minutes, also known as “oil...

Which Type of Filling is Best for YOU?

Which Type of Filling is Best for YOU?

Has your dentist recently told you that you have a cavity that needs to be filled? Or maybe you have an old filling that needs to be replaced? You and your dentist have choices for what to fill into your tooth. The two most common choices are composite and amalgam...