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  • Costs for whitening your pearly whites
    Jun. 12, 2018

    Costs for whitening your pearly whites

    General oral health

    Need to prep your smile for a big summer event? Take a look at the most common whitening methods from least to most expensive. Whitening toothpaste can often be purchased for under $201 and will take two to six weeks to show a noticeable difference. This method works by removing surface stains, such as those... More »

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  • Teeth Whitening: Risks and Rewards
    Jun. 17, 2014

    Teeth Whitening: Risks and Rewards

    General oral health

    To achieve a brighter, whiter smile, more people are considering teeth-whitening methods. These lift stains and improve discoloration. Over time, teeth may darken because of tobacco use or drinking coffee, tea, or red wine regularly. The food you eat can also cause tinted teeth. Foods like blackberries and carrots tend to deposit stains on the... More »

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  • White Teeth Are in Season All Year
    Sep. 3, 2013

    White Teeth Are in Season All Year

    General oral health

    “Don't wear white after Labor Day!” Even if you're not subscribed to all the popular fashion blogs, chances are you have heard of this fashion rule. Labor Day has stood for many years as the transition point of warm sunny weather to a cold, dark winter. It is said the fashion rule developed from winter... More »

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  • Beam Me Up: Lasers in Your Dentist's Office
    Jul. 30, 2013

    Beam Me Up: Lasers in Your Dentist's Office

    General oral health

    Once considered a fantasy technology seen only on television shows like Star Trek, lasers are now being used in ways even science fiction writers couldn't have imagined, including a wide variety of dental applications. Here are just a few of the ways lasers are changing how dentists work. Bacteria Reduction Some dental offices use lasers... More »

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  • Rethink Your Refund
    Apr. 16, 2013

    Rethink Your Refund

    General oral health

    April 15 is a dreaded day for some – and a delightful day for others. If you're expecting to get a few bucks back from your tax return this year, why not invest in your oral health? No matter the size of your refund, there's something you can do to make your smile sparkle. Tooth... More »

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