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Foods That Stain Teeth

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Foods That Stain Teeth

To keep those teeth nice and white, we are all aware that brushing and flossing regularly are required activities and that both smoking and chewing tobacco contribute to stained and yellow teeth. However, the foods and drinks we consume on a consistent basis are also to blame for a dull smile and stained teeth. Here…

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Surprising Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth

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Surprising Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth

When we think of foods that are bad for our teeth the obvious ones that spring to mind are the sugar laden treats that children and adults alike love so well. However quite often it is not the candy or chocolate in your diet that is doing the real damage to your teeth. Unless eaten…

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Methods For Safely Whitening Teeth

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Methods For Safely Whitening Teeth

There are many ways to whiten your teeth, including whitening toothpastes and mouthwashes, tray-based whitening systems and whitening strips, and professional whitening services from a dentist. But if you don’t want to constantly have to use abrasive, harsh bleaching systems that can eventually take their toll on your tooth enamel, leading to sensitivity and pain,…

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5 Dental Myths Busted

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5 Dental Myths Busted

5 Dental Myths Busted Regardless of how far dentistry has advanced in the last century, there are many myths that still exist out there. We put five common ones together for you to watch out for. The More Sugar You Consume, The More Your Teeth Decay Tooth decay isn’t primarily determined by the quantity of…

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10 Interesting Facts About Your Teeth

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10 Interesting Facts About Your Teeth

Apart from the 5 minutes you spend brushing them everyday, you probably don’t think about your teeth very often. However teeth are an extremely interesting part of the human body. Here are ten interesting facts about your teeth you have probably never heard. 1. Teeth are held tightly to the jaw bone by a cement-like…

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Does Gluten Sensitivity Affect Oral Health?

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Does Gluten Sensitivity Affect Oral Health?

A new study found that dental patients with a gluten intolerance or sensitivity have tooth enamel issues. A recent study confirmed that gluten can cause the human body to produce more of an immune reaction against the proteins in the body. The main proteins that produce enamel on the teeth. Lack of tooth enamel can…

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Separating Myth from Fact About Cavities

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Separating Myth from Fact About Cavities

Unless you’re married to a dentist or have a pretty serious sweet tooth, you probably don’t give too much thought to cavities. After all, the only people who get cavities are young children that wet their brush at night instead of actually brushing their teeth, not adults. Besides, you’d know if you were starting to…

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Bruxism; Symptoms, Risk Factors and Cure

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Bruxism; Symptoms, Risk Factors and Cure

Bruxism is a common health condition and you probably know at least a few people who suffer from it. Unlike many other conditions, this one isn’t very dangerous to your health, but it can cause some uncomfortable problems that can turn more serious if not treated on time. People who suffer from Bruxism have one…

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Maintaining Fluoride Balance With a Dentist in Oakville

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Maintaining Fluoride Balance With a Dentist in Oakville

When you take your child to a dentist in Oakville, you may notice that he or she gets an extra treatment as a part of the dental exam that you do not get as an adult. Adults will occasionally get a fluoride treatment, but it is not a normal part of the adult dental exam…

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The Best Ways to a Whiter Smile

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The Best Ways to a Whiter Smile

Few aspects of a person’s appearance make as noticeable a difference as a mouth full of pearly white teeth. Even though teeth develop looking bright, a lifetime of eating and drinking tooth staining substances can dull even the brightest of smiles. Of course even if you avoid consuming items like coffee, dark chocolate, berries, and…

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