Mouthwash & toothbrush & mint

Why Mint Feels Cold & Other Flavor Mysteries

There's no doubt that when it comes to dental products, mint is the dominant flavor choice. Finding a toothpaste or mouthwash that isn't spearmint, peppermint, or some made-up version of mint

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The Preventive Power of Sealants

Sealants are a great option for preventing cavities and tooth decay in young patients

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The Healing Magic of Fluoride

Fluoride, the major active ingredient in toothpaste, is arguably the most important tool for preventing tooth decay and gum disease.

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Your Favorite Drink May Be Damaging Your Fillings & Crowns

Your dental crowns and fillings may be at risk for damage from an unexpected culprit: your favorite beverage.

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Foods With Hidden Sugar

The biggest threat when it comes to tooth decay and toothaches is a familiar one: sugar. However, food manufacturers have gotten better at concealing it.

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Dental X-Rays & Radiation Exposure

Many patients have expressed concerns about the amount of radiation exposure caused by dental x-rays. We want to set the record straight about this very important diagnostic tool and what it means for your health.

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