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Lots of foods and beverages can stain teeth. It’s useful to know which they are, and, because it’s almost impossible to list them all, it’s also useful to know why some foods are so successful at staining teeth. Teeth are stained when the enamel — the hard exterior surface of a tooth — absorbs…(Read More)

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What are e-cigarettes? Electronic cigarettes (or “e-cigarettes”) are electronic devices that take an “e-liquid” composed of diluent fluid, nicotine, and a flavoring agent and, using heat, atomize that e-liquid into inhalable form (sometimes slightly incorrectly called a “vapour”). E-cigarettes are useful for those who are interested in quitting burnt tobacco…(Read More)

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Mouth Guards and Sports

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Dental Sealants

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