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  • Holiday Stress: Nibbling Your Nails?
    Dec. 16, 2016

    Holiday Stress: Nibbling Your Nails?

    General oral health

    Is holiday stress causing you to bite your nails? Unfortunately, that means you're also stressing your teeth and could potentially be sending slivers of fingernails into your gums. But as difficult as it may seem, you actually can nail your nibbling habit by trying these tips. One easy solution is to keep your nails trimmed... More »

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  • Sometimes It's Sweet to Not Share
    Feb. 20, 2014

    Sometimes It's Sweet to Not Share

    General oral health

    Whether talking treats or toys, we're typically taught from a young age that sharing is important. When it comes to items we put in our mouths, though, the best way to show you care is to not share. That's because cavity-causing or gum-disease germs can be passed from mouth to mouth through saliva. Here are... More »

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  • Sugar Shockers
    Feb. 4, 2013

    Sugar Shockers

    General oral health

    If you are anything like me, you probably don't check every single nutritional label on the foods you eat. You buy what tastes good and don't give much thought to the ingredients. Well my friend, I am here to tell you that you have been missing a lot of information that can help you keep... More »

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  • Pregnancy Pointers
    Feb. 4, 2013

    Pregnancy Pointers

    General oral health

    Few things hold greater value than the birth of a healthy baby. Most pregnant women recognize how important their health is for their baby's health, but may ignore a critical component – their oral health.   It's common knowledge that when a woman becomes pregnant there are drastic changes in her hormone levels. These changes... More »

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