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What to do for healthy teeth and gums?

By: Jennifer Berry, Medical News Today Good oral hygiene is necessary to keep teeth and gums healthy. But, take note that oral health is more than avoiding cavities and gum disease. Research has shown that there is an association between the health of a person’s mouth and their overall health. Follow these tips from Medical […]

Receding Gums: Are Your Teeth in Peril?

No cavities, no problem, right? Wrong! Even the straightest and whitest of teeth can fall prey to a serious case of receding gums, a common condition that can sneak up and do some damage before many individuals realize it’s even a problem. While a surefire way to detect and treat it is with regular visits […]

The Mouthwash Mistake You Could Be Making

It can freshen up your breath faster than brushing, but does mouthwash really make a big difference when it comes to your oral health? You may be surprised to find that looks–or in this case, smells–can be deceiving! Oral rinses are not created equal, and if you’re not careful, some can actually be more harmful […]

Cranberries and blueberries – why certain fruit extracts could provide the key to fighting tooth decay

By: Dental Health Org 🍒 New research shows that dark berries such as cranberries and blueberries contain nutrients that can protect our teeth and mouths from tooth decay as well as cancer and other diseases. Now, don’t forget to add these fruits to your diet! Discover their oral benefits via Dental Health Org. The Woodview […]

8 Everyday Habits That Harm Your Smile

Your teeth are supposed to last a lifetime. But some common habits could be reducing the durability of your teeth without you even realizing it. By recognizing the habits that can compromise the structure and health of your smile, you can take steps to protect it. 1. Avoiding Regular Dental Care Many individuals skip regular […]