How Often Should I Change My Toothbrush? (Manual vs. Electric)

Have you ever looked at your aging toothbrush sitting next to your sink and wondered “how often should I change my toothbrush?” The answer is, probably more often than you might think. How often should I change my toothbrush? You should change your toothbrush every 3 months which is more often than most people think. […]

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What Waterpik is Best? (Water Flosser Reviews by Dentists)

You may know people who use a Waterpik or water flosser and they swear by them, but what kind of Waterpik is best? We’re going to explore what they do, why they’re useful, and some water flosser reviews by dentists so you know which one to get. You’ve probably heard of a Waterpik or water […]

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What’s the Best Way to Floss Your Teeth?

You know that you should floss your teeth but what is the best way to floss? Flossing is one of the most effective methods of removing debris from in between your teeth but like many things, how you do it directly impacts your results. The best way to floss your teeth is simple and you […]

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Electric Toothbrush vs Manual Toothbrush: Pros & Cons

Brushing your teeth is incredibly important to maintaining your oral health but which is better, a manual or an electric toothbrush? The battle of electric toothbrush vs manual toothbrush is often one of personal preference and you’ll likely get a different answer from each person. The good news is that the American Dental Association (ADA) has […]

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What Are the Early Signs of a Cavity? (+ What to Do Next)

Cavities are common, in fact, the only condition more common than cavities and tooth decay is the common cold. Some cavities fly under the radar, but most have early warning signs that will show themselves. The early signs of a cavity can easily be ignored or associated with other issues so be sure to pay […]

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How to Stay Calm Before and During Dentist Appointments?

For many people, going to the dentist is a stressful and nerve-wracking experience. If you feel that way, you’re certainly not alone. Surveys estimate that dental phobia affects 13% to 24% of people around the world so there are a lot of people who could use some advice on how to stay calm at the […]

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How Do Teeth Become Tusks? (The Evolution)

You’ve probably seen elephants, walruses, or warthogs either at a zoo or in nature documentaries but did you know that their tusks are actually teeth? Tusks are actually elongated, continuously growing front teeth. Many animals have them in pairs and you’ll see them protruding well beyond the mouth in many animals. In most animals, these […]

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Teeth Whitening at Home VS Dentist Office Whitening (The Difference, Answered)

How do over-the-counter teeth-whitening products compare to professional teeth-whitening at a teeth whitening dentist office? Is it worth the extra cost to visit the dentist? Is there much difference between teeth whitening at home vs dentist whitening treatments? We’re going to break that down for you in this post. Teeth whitening is one of the […]

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Why are My Teeth Sensitive all of a Sudden?

One of the most common complaints we hear from patients during their dental checkup is that they’re experiencing sudden tooth sensitivity. Have you ever been eating or drinking something and felt a sudden sharp pain in one of your teeth out of nowhere? This happens to a lot of people and it often happens without […]

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What to Do Before a Dentist Cleaning?

You might not think too much about your regular oral care routine until it comes time for your regular visit to the dentist. All of a sudden you start to worry about how well you’ve taken care of your teeth and what you should do to prepare before a dentist cleaning. Good news: here are […]

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