Your Body & Teeth Infections

There are a lot of things when it comes to the dental world that we tend to brush off and not think are serious. Things like flossing, brushing your teeth a certain way, and so much more. It's understandable because life is busy and when your teeth aren't bothering you right away, you tend to blow off those little things. But the truth of the matter is, those little things can become big problems. Not flossing can lead to cavities. Not taking care of the cavities can lead to gum disease. Gum disease can lead to something called tooth infection.

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Complete Guide for Receding Gums

When you think of going to the dentist, oftentimes you may think about the dentist telling you to floss. For many, that's an on-running joke because of how often we hear the dentist say things like that. But the truth of the matter is, flossing is just as important as brushing your teeth along with taking care of your teeth in general. Because if you don't, there can be some negative outcomes such as receding gums. There's a big misconception that we only have to take care of our teeth but, as a result of not taking care of our teeth, our gums can suffer as well. Today we're going to tell you all you need to know about receding gums.

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What is a Oral Microbiome?

It's no surprise that the human body is capable of all sorts of things. Every day scientists are finding something new that leaves us breathless. But it's not even the new stuff that keeps us enthralled. Sometimes it's the facts that we already know. For example, the body hosts many different microscopic organisms. They all work together to pull off what we know as human existence. The area to keep these organisms are called microbiomes. And the mouth it's one of the biggest areas for that. And it's important to keep this area clean and healthy. Today we're going to tell you just how to do that.

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Best Dentist-Recommended Manual Toothbrushes

Brushing your teeth is one the most important parts of anyone’s daily routine. Since oral hygiene is so crucial you may have wondered if you’re using the correct toothbrush. There are a few things to look for when choosing the perfect toothbrush including the ADA Seal of Acceptance. Let’s take a closer look at some of the best manual toothbrushes recommended by dentists so you can make the best decision. 

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Your Front Teeth & Cavities: Can You Get Them?

Cavities are dental issues that are common among a wide variety of people. An issue you may be wondering about is if these cavities can occur on your front teeth. Taking proper care of your teeth is crucial since cavities can appear in any part of the mouth or on any surface of the teeth. Let's take a look at what causes cavities and how they can be avoided. 

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Guide for Brushing Your Teeth

We all know that the simple act of brushing our teeth is an extremely important part of routine oral care. There are certain times of the day as well as specific spans between eating food and brushing that are more beneficial than others in order to maintain a set of healthy teeth. Dr. Lattinelli provides a helpful guide below regarding how to properly brush your teeth. 

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Mouthwash: Is It Bad?

Mouthwash is an extremely common product that people often utilize as a part of their oral health routines. Is habitually swishing this refreshing liquid in our mouths truly the magical potion that it has always been thought to be? Dr. Lattinelli provides information about mouthwash that many of us may find surprising.

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Does Drinking with a Straw Protect Your Teeth?

To drink with a straw or not to drink with a straw? And does it really make a difference in terms of the health of your teeth? Dr. Lattinelli brings you pertinent information about these often puzzling questions. 

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Crest Whitestrips: Do They Really Work?

A mouthful of pearly-white teeth is undoubtedly an enviable attribute. Many people dream of this possibility for themselves and wonder about over-the-counter products. Crest Whitestrips commonly come to mind when considering which type to purchase. But do they really work? 

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Dental Anxiety and How You Can Reduce it

If you’re an adult who feels anxious whenever you have to go to the dentist, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. As a matter of fact, this phobia that many of us experience during the formative years of childhood has a habit of carrying over. A recent study even concluded that almost 80% of American adults feel nervous about going to their dentist for their bi-annual check-ups and cleanings. So much so, that this condition has a name–odontophobia. Bot to worry, there are ways in which you can reduce its effect and the anxiety of visiting the dentist. 

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