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In considering whether manual or electric brushing is the better way to brush teeth, remember first: brushing teeth any way is better than not brushing teeth at all. Both technologies are effective at removing plaque and reducing the opportunity for harmful bacteria to assist in forming dental cavities. Advantages of Manual Toothbrushes While they are…(Read More)

Aging and Oral Health

The old adage, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” applies in some ways to the topic of oral care for the elderly. The original meaning of the saying comes from the technique of determining the age of a horse by looking at its teeth. The patterns of tooth eruption and wear can…(Read More)

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The key to healthy teeth and gums is proper plaque removal every day. This article will help you to brushing techniques. Brush your teeth, gums and braces three times a day (especially after eating). Clean between the teeth at least once daily – and definitely before you go to bed. First, take off any removable…(Read More)

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Causes of temperature sensitive teeth Teeth that give pain when exposed to heat or cold are a common dental ailment. Ordinary wear and tear, exposed dentin near the gum line caused by improper brushing or gingivitis, chipped or cracked teeth, tooth-whitening products, acidic foods, and occasionally dental work are all possible causes of temperature…(Read More)

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The first known formula for toothpaste was created by the Egyptians. It was a combination of crushed rock salt, mint, dried iris flowers, and pepper. Those ingredients were mixed together to create a cleaning powder. We’ve come a long way since then . . . or have we? Avoiding the Additives What makes a good…(Read More)

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