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Remedies for bad breath

Start with a dental checkup to rule out these dental health problems that cause bad breath Gingivitis Periodontitis Plaque buildup Tooth decay Ask us to personalize a dental hygiene plan based on the condition of your mouth. For better breath, this can include Timed brushing of teeth in each quadrant of your mouth at least […]

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Electronic cigarettes—good for your dental health?

Significant advertising dollars are being spent to convince you that electronic cigarettes are good for your dental health. However, extensive clinical research is lacking at present. Like cigarettes, e-cigarettes still contain nicotine although in a considerably smaller dose and in vaporized form. Nicotine contributes to addiction as well as to Bad breath Bruxism Cancers of […]

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Why you should use an oral rinse

Oral rinses and mouthwashes can help you improve your dental health and accomplish several different goals. You can Use child-friendly products to encourage your child to brush Rinse out food particles trapped where brushing and flossing didn’t reach Prevent cavities Strengthen tooth enamel Freshen breath Destroy the bacteria causing bad breath Slow the gum disease […]

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What to look for in an oral rinse

Choosing a mouthwash to treat bad breath after eating an “everything” bagel is very different from selecting an oral rinse that will combat gingivitis. There is also a difference between products intended for adults and child-friendly options. Before you pick an oral rinse or mouthwash, talk with your dentist about your dental health Cosmetic mouthwash Use […]

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I smoke: what can I do to whiten my teeth and freshen my breath?

The best solution is to stop smoking. If that is not your choice, try these options: Brush teeth as frequently as you eat Floss at least once a day Follow brushing and flossing with an oral rinse that has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal for reducing “oral malodor” or bad breath Limit other foods, […]

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