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How To Manage The Cost Of Orthodontic Care For Your Kids

Every year millions of Americans undergo orthodontic care, and whether they're seeking cosmetic enhancement or improving oral health, one thing is certain: Treatment is expensive. According to a 2013 survey of dental fees by the American Dental Association...

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You're Probably Forgetting To Brush This Part Of Your Teeth

Despite most of us thinking that we're brushing our teeth correctly or flossing frequently enough, dentist visits are often full of surprises. Irritation, cavities, gingivitis ― the list of our maladies goes on and on.It's always important to go back to basics and make sure that...

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Don't Listen To The 'Fifth Dentist'

Have you ever wondered about the "fifth" dentist? Maybe she works for Coca Cola. Maybe he works for Kraft, maker of Kool-Aid. We all know the ads: "four out of five dentists surveyed agree that…" So, again, what's up with the fifth dentist? We don't know, but the important...

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This Is What Your Teeth Can Reveal About Your Overall Health

The dentist may not be your favorite appointment, but it's a necessity. Good oral hygiene saves you from more than just tooth decay, cavities and bad breath. It is critically important because it can help prevent certain medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease and...

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How Your Dentist Can Help You Get A Better Sleep

Are you zoning out at work? Having trouble concentrating? Are you waking up frequently with a pounding headache? Do you often get sleepy – or even fall asleep – when you shouldn't, like when you're driving? Dentists are concerned with more than just your pearly...

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Sugar-Free Soda And Snacks Are Likely Hurting Your Teeth (Sorry)

Scrapping added sugars from your diet can benefit your health and decrease your risk for obesity, but swapping them for calorie-free, artificially sweetened alternatives might not work. And according to new research, fake sweeteners might not benefit your dental...

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