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6 Secrets that only your Dentist Knows about your Teeth

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You may think you know everything about your teeth, but you might be surprised to learn some fascinating facts about dental care. Family dentistry experts have shared six surprising secrets behind every smile.

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Teach Your Child to Develop Good Dental Care Habits

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Once your child is in school, they need to be responsible for more of their daily dental care habits. But it’s up to you as their parent to develop these habits in your child. Find the best dentist in South Bend and use these helpful hints to help your child have a great smile.

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The Dangers of Gingivitis and Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a highly preventable condition, yet is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults. Rates of gum disease are rapidly growing among the total population, with significant increases being observed in younger generations. Gum disease is not only dangerous to your oral health, but has also been shown to be an indicator of whole-body diseases. Gum disease […]

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Flossing Daily Can Make Bad Breath a Thing of the Past

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If you needed further evidence that flossing your teeth every day should be an important part of your dental care regimen, consider the fact that dental floss can actually be one of your strongest allies in the fight against bad breath. Because flossing serves to eradicate lingering food particles and the resulting bacteria that typically lead to foul breath, it […]

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Can Your Oral Health Impact the Rest of Your Body?

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Maintaining a good dental care routine is important, but no matter how clean your mouth is, it will always contain oral bacteria. More than 1,000 different species regularly populate the human mouth, and the microbes actually play a beneficial part in digestion by breaking up residual food left on your teeth. When oral bacteria become unbalanced due to poor dental […]

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Chew Over the Facts About Tooth Extraction

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Tooth extraction is a dental procedure where a tooth is removed from its place in the bone. It’s often the only route to relief when a tooth is causing you pain and problems. If you’re expecting to have a tooth extraction, we’ve compiled some advice and answers to prepare you for the procedure.

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Painful Dental Emergencies

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If you had a toothache recently, you’re not alone. Dental emergencies are a major source of pain and suffering in America. A recent survey found that 22 percent of the population experienced orofacial pain and 12 percent suffered a toothache within the last six months. The first step in evaluating a dental emergency is uncovering the cause of pain. Although […]

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