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Are Sugar-Free Drinks Actually Safe for Teeth?

Are Sugar-Free Drinks Actually Safe for Teeth?

While sugar-free drinks are certainly healthier (and pose a lower risk of decay) than regular drinks, they can still weaken your teeth’s enamel. It’s common knowledge that drinking soda and other sugary drinks can cause tooth decay. It’s also logical to assume that sugar-free beverages won’t cause decay because they don’t contain any sugar. Unfortunately,
How Can I Still Eat Apples With Braces?

How Can I Still Eat Apples With Braces?

When you get braces, you have to give up some foods, including whole apples. Luckily, you can still eat apples with braces. You just need to eat them the right way. When you got your braces, your orthodontist probably went over how to properly care for them, as well as a list of foods you
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Ceramic vs. Titanium Dental Implants: Which One Do I Choose?

If you’re getting a dental implant, you may have to choose between a ceramic or titanium implant. Learn the similarities and differences between them so you can find the right fit. When you lose a tooth, dental implants come to the rescue by providing a nearly perfect replica of the natural tooth. Today, titanium and
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Bone Grafting

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Bone Grafting

If your dentist has recommended a dental bone graft, you probably have several questions. Here’s everything you need to know about dental bone grafting. If your dentist has recommended a dental bone graft, you might be a little nervous and probably have many questions, ranging from “What is a dental bone graft, and how can
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Is It Safe to Get Dental X-Rays While Pregnant?

It’s a common misconception that dental x-rays are dangerous for pregnant women. The surge of pregnancy hormones actually make you more susceptible to gum disease, thus increasing the necessity of dental x-rays. If you’re pregnant, you may have heard the common misconception that getting dental x-rays while pregnant is dangerous for the fetus. However, the
Why Does My Sinus Infection Affect My Teeth?

Why Does My Sinus Infection Affect My Teeth?

Everything from bruxism to cavities can cause toothaches. But did you know that your sinus infection might be a culprit as well? In addition to sore throats, ear pain, and post-nasal drip, tooth pain is a common symptom of sinus infections. So, if you have a toothache that’s isolated to your upper teeth, there’s a
How Poor Oral Hygiene Impacts your Dating Game

How Poor Oral Hygiene Impacts your Dating Game

If you’re looking for your perfect match, having a healthy smile is more important than you might think! Here’s everything you need to know. A recent survey by Match.com showed a great smile is the single most important factor for both men and women choosing potential partners. 71% of women and 58% of men said
What’s Up With Blue Or Gray Teeth? 7 Causes and the 3 best ways to fix them

Blue Or Gray Teeth: 7 Causes and 3 Ways to Fix Them

Everyone knows that anything from smoking to poor oral hygiene can result in yellow teeth. As such, having a blue or gray tooth can be scary. Here’s what you need to know. You probably know that everything from smoking to poor oral hygiene can result in yellow stains on your teeth. But what’s up with
How Much Does Thumb Sucking Affect My Child’s Teeth?

How Much Does Thumb Sucking Affect My Child’s Teeth?

Sucking is a natural reflex that starts in the womb, but it can wreak havoc on your child’s mouth and teeth if they continue to suck their thumbs after turning four. Most children suck their thumbs at one point or another. If your child continues to suck their thumb after the age of four or
Mouth Exercises to Help with TMJ Pain

Mouth Exercises to Help with TMJ Pain

TMJ pain ranges from mild to severe. Luckily, there are several easy mouth exercises you can do to manage your pain. If you hear a clicking sound or experience pain when you’re chewing and have headaches or ear, face, jaw, or neck pain, you may have a TMJ disorder. You’re not alone. Around 10 million