Healthy Dental Tips Blog

What Can Stain Your Teeth?

Posted by Svetlana Li on May 31, 2013 5:18:00 PM

It’s a typical reaction when you greet someone: you flash your pearly whites in a wonderful smile. But what happens when your pearly whites aren’t so white? It can happen to anyone, but maybe it has happened to you due to stains.

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Topics: Dental Hygiene, Brushing Teeth, Foods for Healthy Teeth, Dental Care Basics, Dental Tips

The Dirty Truth About Your Toothbrush

Posted by Svetlana Li on Mar 4, 2013 5:44:00 PM

After you have finished eating your breakfast, you walk into the bathroom, take your toothbrush and squeeze on a decent layer of bacteria for cleaning. Wait…bacteria? While you may not intentionally add bacteria, your toothbrush is still loaded with it. And that’s what you are using to “clean” your teeth.

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Topics: Dental Hygiene, Brushing Teeth, Dental Care Basics

Take Charge, Avoid Tooth Decay

Posted by Svetlana Li on Dec 21, 2012 10:08:00 AM

Prevention of tooth decay relies on a lot of your own personal behavior and habits and requires more than the cursory brush once or twice a day. Maintaining good health for your teeth means taking special care and making efforts to assure outside influences don't cause rot and decay when it can be prevented.

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Topics: Brushing Teeth, Pediatric Dentistry, Dental Care Basics

Good Oral Hygiene Starts at a Young Age

Posted by Svetlana Li on Dec 11, 2012 5:45:00 PM

Dental hygiene is important, not only because your teeth are essential in the digestive process, to make sure you get the food and nutrients you need, but also because having sickly teeth can lead to overall poor health. Teaching your kids to brush their teeth appropriately can save them a lot of trouble in the future with the many problems that can arise.

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Topics: Dental Hygiene, Brushing Teeth, Kids