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Cavities and Our Kids

Approximately 78% of Americans by age 17 have had at least 1 cavity.  This stresses the importance of healthy oral hygiene and regular dental visits from an early age. (Source: American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA)) Advertisements

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Do I Really Need to Floss?

Brushing alone misses 40% of your tooth surfaces – so yes, flossing is very important.

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How Old is Your Toothbrush?

Three out of four dental patients keep their toothbrushes longer than they should. Whenever you place a toothbrush into your mouth, it can be contaminated with bacteria microbes. These little critters can live on a toothbrush for weeks. It is … Continue reading

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Another Great Patient!

Congrats to our wonderful patient, Officer Charles Cho, who helped deliver a baby girl on the side of I-77 recently. There wasn’t enough time for the couple to make it to the hospital and thankfully Officer Cho was in the … Continue reading

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Floss or Brush First?

Should you floss first or brush first is a very common question asked of our dental hygienists.  The answer is to floss first. Flossing first dislodges any food particles that you can brush away after flossing. If you brush first, those particles … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Awareness

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.  The Oral Cancer Foundation states that while smoking and tobacco use are still major risk factors, the fastest growing segment of oral cancer patients is young, healthy, nonsmoking individuals. They recommend annual exams for … Continue reading

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More Dental Humor!

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