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Don't Waste Your Dental Coverage

No one likes to waste money. We all work hard to bring home a paycheck to support ourselves and our families, and throwing money away is just an insult to our hard work. As 2020 comes to an end, it is time to look at how your dental insurance has been used this year. One of the most overlooked financial areas where money is wasted each year is in dental insurance coverage.
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Early Dental Visits Are Important

So many things about being a parent require intentionality. From being prepared with extra diapers, wipes, and clothes in the diaper bag to making well visit checks with the pediatrician, parents have a lot to juggle. While it is easy to celebrate milestones that your baby reaches during her first year of life, one area that is often overlooked is oral health.
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Is Mask Mouth Ruining Your Oral Health?

One of the worst things is knowing that you have taken every precaution to avoid an unwanted outcome, yet it occurs despite your efforts. This is what many dental patients are experiencing throughout the United States in 2020. People with perfect dental records are visiting the dentist only to learn that they have cavities, gum recession, gingivitis, bad breath, or worse. So what is causing ideal dental patients to experience unwanted oral health concerns? Mask-wearing is putting millions of people’s oral health at risk.
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What Are Flossing Cavities?

Oral health has a significant impact on your life. Whether you know it or not, the health of your mouth is a huge indicator of the health of many other areas in your body. With that vital connection, it is important that you are aware of how well you clean your teeth.
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Your Teeth and Sugar

When it comes to sugar, there is no shortage of this ingredient in most American diets. Desserts, pastries, pre-packaged snacks, and sweetened beverages are available in almost any store you enter. While most people understand how high sugar contents in foods affect their weight, many people overlook how sugary beverages negatively affect their teeth.
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Your Mouth Can Benefit From Mouthwash

Brushing and flossing your teeth are the best ways to avoid serious oral health issues like decay and gingivitis. These two habits are necessary to protect your smile between dental visits. Your mouth can also benefit from using mouthwash on a regular basis. Mouthwash is a useful tool in the fight against tooth decay, gum disease, and in promoting healthy teeth and gums. Below are a few of the benefits of using mouthwash.
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Take That Toothache Seriously

What any dentist wants you to know is that a toothache is the symptom of a severe underlying cause. The teeth are unique features of the body in that each tooth is a living feature. Each tooth has its own specific root system, nerves, and direct blood supply. When there is damage or infection present within a tooth, it is susceptible to dying and causing a whole host of severe oral issues.
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White Fillings

Thanks to the advancements in dentistry over the past couple of decades, having a tooth restored does not need to compromise the appearance of your smile. Your smile is one of your most personable assets – one that you can easily share with anyone around you. It is also one of the characteristics that mark your personality and how others see you. Despite the most meticulous oral hygiene, most people will experience at least one cavity during their lifetime. Up until just a decade ago, cavities were always filled with silver amalgam fillings. While effective, these fillings are visible in the teeth, making people feel self-conscious about their smiles. Thankfully, white fillings are available that blend perfectly into the teeth for a healthy restoration and beautiful smile.
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Make Healthy Choices To Protect Your Smile

You only get one set of permanent teeth in your lifetime, so it is vitally important that you make healthy choices to protect your smile. One of the most overlooked aspects of good oral health is a person’s diet. We all know that what you eat impacts your weight and overall health. But what you eat also has a direct impact on your oral health. All foods and beverages must enter through the mouth, so it should not be a surprise to see the connection between dietary choices and oral health.
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