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What Does It Take to Be a Dentist?

As a patient, you may wonder exactly what qualifications you need in order to poke around other people’s mouths! Many people don’t know exactly how much time and preparation goes into learning dentistry.

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Sealants Really Do Prevent Tooth Decay

Sealants have long been a routine part of preventive dental care for children. Since at least the 1970s, sealants have been placed on children's teeth in order to prevent cavities and decay.

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3 Common Misconceptions About Flossing

We know it can be difficult to get in the habit of flossing regularly. After all, your mouth can feel pretty fresh after just brushing, enough to fool you into thinking it's totally clean

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Stories of 3 Famous Sets of Movie & TV Teeth

While they may seem like a small detailed compared to extravagant period-piece gowns or ornate whole-head alien makeup, teeth can make a huge impact in a Hollywood costume.

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Just One Sugary Treat Can Still Cause Tooth Decay

As dental professionals, we feel like broken records telling people to reduce the amount of sugar in their diets to reduce tooth decay.

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Can This Sweetener Stop Tooth Decay?

We all know that the only tried and true method of preventing cavities is regular brushing and flossing. However, that doesn’t stop researchers and dental patients alike from seeking other “life hacks” to maintain shiny smiles.

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Healthy Foods That Can Be Bad For Your Teeth

Some foods that are genuinely good for your overall health can actually damage your teeth when eaten too often. Here are a few particularly popular culprits.

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When to See an Endodontist

An endodontist is a type of specialist dentist. Like many healthcare terms, the word "endodontics" comes from Greek, and actually means "inside tooth".

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Top Dental Health Concerns for Toddlers

Whether they're in the "Terrible Twos", the "Tantrum Threes", or the "Fearsome Fours", caring for a toddler's teeth is a combination of firsts and learning. Here are a few tips

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Diabetes & Dental Care: A Quick Guide

With hundreds of millions of diagnoses worldwide, diabetes is a major concern for all medical professionals, and dentists are no exception. We know that diabetic patients need to take special precautions when it comes to their health care, so we created this quick guide on what diabetes means for your dental care.

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