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8 Secrets You Should Know about Tartar

One of the most important parts of your professional cleaning is the removal of tartar from your teeth. But what do you really know about tartar? Here are some of the secrets about tartar that you should know. Tartar Is Hardened Plaque The tartar that your dentist or hygienist has to scrape ...

Switching from Smoking to Vaping Improves Oral Health

E-cigarettes are dramatically increasing in popularity. But, despite the fact that millions of people around the country are vaping, we don’t yet know the health consequences of the habit. However, a new study suggests that e-cigarettes might be much healthier than smoking, at least for the mouth. This study shows that when smokers substitute e-cigarettes ...

Orthodontics Can Cut Your Gum Disease Risk Almost in Half

If you remember, we considered the serious charges that orthodontic treatment causes your gums to disintegrate. We talked about how that article was flawed. Now we have more scientific evidence to show that, overall, orthodontic treatment reduces your risk of gum disease. The risk of gum disease in later ...

4 Reasons Cost Shouldn’t Keep You from Getting Dental Care

We know how it is: it seems like every month there’s less money in the bank and more things to spend it on. It’s hard to decide what to spend our budget on and what to just skip. But if you’re considering skipping dental care because of cost, we want to say that may not ...

Don’t Believe That Unhealthy Gut Causes Receding Gums

The Internet has been great for distributing information. Unfortunately, that also includes misinformation, and it can sometimes be hard to tell the difference. Identifying the false information can be hard, and it’s tempting to believe articles that offer you a simple solution to a complex problem. And that’s the case with a recent natural news ...