Colgate is Moving into the Subscription Business

The way we shop for everything has changed dramatically over the past few years and there is now a subscription service for just about everything. Colgate has decided to go direct to consumers instead of just selling in stores. According to The Wall Street Journal, Colgate is nearing a potential deal to purchase a minority […]

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We All Just Celebrated. So, What Does Alcohol Do to Your Teeth?

Many Americans have just spent the 4th of July barbecuing and drinking with friends. These celebrations are a great way for us to relax and enjoy ourselves, but what does alcohol do to your teeth? Those who drink excessively tend to have higher plaque levels on their teeth and are three times as likely to […]

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3 Mouthwash Benefits & Risks (What to Look For)

When you walk down the oral health aisle at any drug store you’ll find no shortage of mouthwashes to choose from, but what are the benefits of mouthwash, and what are the risks? While mouthwash is not a replacement for daily brushing and flossing, using mouthwash (also known as ‘mouth rinse’) can be a helpful […]

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Is Chewing Gum Good for Your Teeth? (+When Should You Chew Gum)

A lot of people ask us “Is chewing gum good for you?”, and the answer might surprise you. Most people ask this question because they assume that something about the chewing itself is bad for your teeth, but that isn’t the case. The most important factor isn’t if you chew gum, it’s what kind of […]

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Why You Should Seriously Pay Attention to Oral Health In Your Senior Years

We all learn about the importance of caring for your teeth as children but the issues that come along with aging can sometimes make it more difficult for some seniors to properly care for their teeth. This may lead to certain dental problems they might not have experienced when they were younger. According to the […]

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The 3 Best DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth At Home

When you look at yourself in the mirror, do you ever think, “My smile doesn’t shine quite as brightly as it used to”? If so, you’re not alone! With everything we eat and drink on a daily basis, it’s no wonder that our teeth eventually begin to lose some of their original luster, becoming increasingly […]

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Stop Buying Sippy Cups (Here’s Why)

Sippy cups have been a staple in households with toddlers for decades. Sippy cups are easy to clean and they prevent spills, but they also severely impair your child’s oral development and do more harm than good. As a parent, I completely understand the role of this kind of convenience item, but as a dentist […]

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10 Interesting Facts About Your Mouth (#3 Is Wild)

You may not think of your mouth as an interesting place but there are some strange, wonderful, and interesting things about your mouth that you may not be aware of. Here are 10 interesting facts about your mouth. 1. Women of childbearing age have heightened taste and smell Researchers at Yale found that about 35% […]

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A Tour of The Silverstrom Group Office (In Person Look)

We believe that visiting your dentist shouldn’t be an unpleasant experience. Instead, it should be something you look forward to—even enjoy! Even as you walk up to our front door, you’ll see that The Silverstrom Group office doesn’t look like your typical dentist office. You deserve a dental experience unlike any other and that’s why […]

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