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Painless experience

In the last year, here’s what a few of our patients said: “What an EXCELLENT job Colleen did on cleaning my teeth. After many years of neglect, she was able to get them sparkling. Plus, she was able to do this without one iota of pain.” “Colleen polished the teeth with a de-sensitizing paste BEFORE […]

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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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What to look for in a toothbrush

When picking a toothbrush, consider the following elements: ADA Seal of Acceptance Look for vendors who meet the American Dental Association’s standards for composition, effectiveness, packaging, and safety and have paid for the ADA seal Bristles – Choose bristles that are soft or medium-soft – Pick angled bristles for easier access to hard-to-reach places Handle […]

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How to pick a mechanical toothbrush

Follow these seven steps to pick a mechanical toothbrush that will help you keep your mouth healthy and your smile bright for years to come. 1. Determine whether you want an electric toothbrush or a battery-powered model. The availability of an electric outlet near your sink, environmental concerns, the cost of batteries, and how often […]

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