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What Smokers Need to Know About Oral Cancer Screenings

If you are a smoker, there is some important information about oral cancer that you should be aware of. Using tobacco products increases a person’s risk of oral cancer. Luckily, there are tools your dentist can use to detect this disease so you can treat it early....

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3 Important Dental Services For Kids

Is your child regularly visiting the dentist? Pediatric dental appointments are about more than just teeth cleanings. These appointments are also an opportunity for your child’s dentist to perform simple procedures that can detect early changes in the mouth and...

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Keeping Your Teeth Healthy This Holiday Season

The holidays are full of indulgences. While it’s fun to eat sweets while visiting with family and friends, these festive treats can be harmful to your teeth. Don’t worry though! With a little planning and proper oral care, you can still enjoy sugary treats without...

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Simple Smile Makeovers With Dental Bonding

Are you unhappy with the look of your teeth? There are plenty of cosmetic dentistry options to fix your smile, but many of them require complex procedures or oral surgeries that can seem intimidating. While all cosmetic dentistry options are safe and well-tolerated,...

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How Your Dentist Can Help You Sleep Better

Are you struggling to get quality sleep at night? There are many reasons for tossing and turning, from daily stress to medical issues. When people become desperate for better sleep, they usually turn to their doctor. But did you know many sleep issues can actually be...

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Should You Try a Dental Floss Alternative?

Flossing is one of the most important habits that you can keep for oral hygiene. However, some people find traditional dental floss to be uncomfortable or wasteful. There are a couple of floss alternatives available, but are these proven to be as effective as the...

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Special Dental Considerations for Seniors

Our dental needs change with age. Just like other parts of the body, our teeth and gums can deteriorate over time. Senior citizens need to special pay attention to their mouths to make sure that they are healthy. Below we will explore dental options that seniors...

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What Causes Dental Discoloration?

Dental discoloration may be caused by poor dental hygiene, and it is often a symptom of tooth decay. The surface of the teeth is stained by dark-yellow/brown patches, and the condition may be caused by one of the following: Nicotine Nicotine is found in tobacco...

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What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath (halitosis) can be very embarrassing and people who suffer from the condition often struggle with self-esteem issues. Ironically, it is not always the sufferer’s fault and some health conditions are common causes of halitosis. Dry mouth This condition is...

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Signs That it’s Time to Visit a Dentist

Almost all dental problems are time-sensitive; the longer you wait to address them, the worse the symptoms (and the underlying conditions) get. If you feel any of the following, you need to visit a dentist before things get worse. 1. Your gums are purplish and you...

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Get Affordable Dental Care in Houston

Affordable dental care is like the Holy Grail, everyone wants it but only a few have access to it. If you live in Houston, however, you are in luck. You can take advantage of Pearl Shine’s Dental Savings Plan and enjoy ready access to top-quality dental care....

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Is Sparkling Water Really Good for Your Teeth?

A lot has been said about how much sparkling water is better for the teeth than soda drinks. Sodas have too much sugar, increasing the risk of cavities and tooth decay; and too much acid, increasing the risk of enamel erosion. With unsweetened sparkling water, you get...

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