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How to Relieve Tooth Sensitivity

Are your teeth hurting when you take a sip of hot soup? Or when ice cream touches your pearly whites? Tooth sensitivity is a result of exposed dentin. Dentin is the layer under the tooth’s enamel that has microscopic tubules filled with nerve endings that are sensitive to pain. While tooth enamel protects the dentin […]

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Taming the Plaque Monster

The mouth is a wondrous work of anatomy, it sustains your teeth and gums, tongue and throat…and bacteria. In the average adult 100 to 200 species of bacteria may call the mouth their home. To put that in perspective, for those who take care of their teeth, they may have 1,000 to 100,000 bacteria living […]

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Choosing Floss that is Right for You

Sometimes the search for the perfect floss is overwhelming and puzzling when you don’t know what to look for. Although it may be difficult, choosing floss is important for your dental needs. Dental floss works in partnership with your toothpaste, removing food particles in your teeth and preventing cavities. Your toothpaste and toothbrush might only […]

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