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What Your Dentist Wants You to know about the Vaping Trend

Cherry, strawberry shortcake, blueberry bliss, and mint chip; the flavors of vape juice are completely endless and appealing. The trend seems fun and exciting for many, with so many flavor combinations and accessories. Even though many of these flavored vape juices have been banned, many manufacturers have found loopholes to dodge being shut down — including creating synthesized tobacco. Why? Because the profits and estimated growth in this trend, especially in middle school and high school aged teenagers and Millennials, is just too appealing to pass up, even though they’re causing irreversible harm to their customers’ bodies.

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April 26th, 2022

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Your Toothbrush Isn’t Going to Last Forever!

Most of us know our toothbrushes aren’t going to last forever. But it can be hard to figure out when our beloved bristles are nearing the end of their natural lifespan and you need to replace your toothbrush. You may be surprised to find out that according to manufacturer guidelines and dentist recommendations, your toothbrush should be replaced every 3 to 4 months.

There are also cases when you might need to replace your toothbrush sooner. If you don’t replace a toothbrush or electronic toothbrush head when it needs to be, it can affect your dental health and spread infection.

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February 22nd, 2022

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The February 2022 National Children’s Dental Health Month theme is: Sealants Make Sense. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of dental health for children, their caregivers, teachers and many others.

Dental Sealants for Children

Sealants are a fast and easy way of protecting your child’s teeth that act as barriers to cavity-prone areas. They are usually applied to the chewing surfaces of back teeth and sometimes used to cover deep pits and grooves. Both primary and permanent teeth can benefit from sealants. Now you know why “Sealants Make Sense”! (more…)

February 15th, 2022

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