Can Oil Pulling Whiten Your Teeth?

Posted on: 27 August 2015

Around 80 percent of Americans aged 18 to 49 want whiter teeth, and American consumers spend over $1.4 billion on over-the-counter products to help them get the gleaming smile they're looking for. Modern tooth bleaching products use special chemicals to help whiten your smile, but people have used countless natural solutions to look after their teeth for centuries. Oil pulling is an ancient Indian technique that many people believe can help boost dental health and give you whiter teeth.
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A Guide to Keeping Track of Clear Braces in Middle School

Posted on: 12 August 2015

Getting any type of orthodontic treatment is a huge responsibility. For middle school children, extra responsibility is added when removable clear braces are chosen. During the school day, children will typically remove these braces to eat lunch, eat snacks, or give oral presentations to a class. Staying organized is important and this is why children should go out of their way to keep track of the braces. Losing the clear braces can result in replacement costs and delays in tooth correction, but the process is easily preventable.
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Understanding Two Baby Tooth Eruption Issues

Posted on: 27 July 2015

If you have recently had a baby, then the health of your child is likely very important to you. In fact, the early actions you take as a parent can affect your child through adulthood. This is especially true when it comes to the teeth, because good care of the baby teeth is needed so adult teeth can come in strong and healthy. You may see some issues with the way the baby teeth come in, so keep a close eye on your baby and seek out dental care if you see any abnormalities.
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5 Jaw Exercises To Help Ease Nerves Before The Dentist

Posted on: 13 July 2015

Just the thought of going to the dentist can result in a clenched jaw. Instead of arriving at your dentist appointment stressed, you can take preventative measures to ensure that you are relaxed as possible. By focusing directly on your jaw, you have the ability to stretch muscles and keep an open mouth for when your dentist goes in for an exam. The following five jaw exercises are not just great for the dentist, but they can become a part of your daily routine to add strength and flexibility.
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