Monthly Archives: July 2016

Your Smile

Did you know that 50% of people say that a smile is the first thing they notice about someone? Also, studies show that a beautiful smile makes you look younger; it is better than plastic surgery! Brush twice a day and … Continue reading

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body Training

Our hygiene staff completed an evolutionary hygiene training at the office this past April. Why did we do this?…because bleeding gums (gum disease) is a trigger for heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cancer, arthritis, and preterm birth (those are just … Continue reading

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Toothpaste Tidbits

Toothpaste was used as long ago as 500 BC in China and India. Ancient toothpastes included ingredients such as soot, honey, crushed egg shells, and ground ox’s hooves. In 1873, Colgate released the first commercially prepared toothpaste, which had the minty … Continue reading

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Dental Floss Facts

Dental floss was first manufactured in 1882. If you floss once a day, you will use about 5 miles of floss over your lifetime! Dental floss isn’t just for teeth—a prison inmate in West Virginia braided floss into a rope, scaled … Continue reading

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