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It is pretty understandable why some people try to avoid getting dental x-rays. I know some people who claim they are just a scam and a way for dentists to make more money. Others may be worried about receiving too much radiation so they try to avoid getting them altogether. There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to...
Woman smiling in mirror
Aside from straightening their teeth, most people would agree that having whiter teeth is one thing they want to change about their smile. But a lot of people are skeptical of teeth whitening procedures.  Some people believe that there is no point to getting their teeth bleached because it may not even work in the first place and it is...
Chewing gum
Buying chewing gum isn't complicated. But, if you want to make the most out of your next purchase, there are a few things you should keep an eye out for: An ADA Seal of Acceptance When you see an ADA seal of acceptance, you know that the product has been evaluated for safety and that its claims are backed by research. That...
Person with bottle of coke.
Let's face it. Everyone has something they might call a bad habit. For some people that could mean going on a spending spree at the mall. And for others that means starting a new TV show when they are already behind on their work. But, for this post we are focusing on people that love sweetened beverages. It's no surprise...
Valentines day heart.
Valentine's day is almost here. Do you know your valentine yet? If you have your eyes on a dentist and need help, don't worry. We are here for you. Here are some lines you can use to impress someone in the dental field this valentine's day. "You have nice embrasures" One of the things we are taught in dental school is how...
People drinking coffee
Coffee has become very popular in our culture. So much so that I feel like it is almost impossible to go somewhere nowadays and not see a cup of coffee. I'm not saying that seeing coffee everywhere annoys me, I just find it interesting how so many people rely on it. I don't drink coffee, but that is just a...
Imagine that you are getting ready to go on a date with your crush. Everything is going well and you are eager to make a good first impression. You are about to head out the door until you check your breath. Now you start panicking because you can still smell the garlic and onions that was in your lunch....
Baby teeth are pretty cool. Not only are they shaped differently than permanent teeth, they actually end up falling out of your mouth. Pretty crazy right? And since you know they are going to fall out eventually, is it a good idea to give them a little help when they seem a little loose? I'm sure we have all seen...
When it comes to keeping your teeth clean, a lot of it seems like common sense right? Just brush twice a day and visit your dentist every 6 months. But, sometimes things that seem like common sense aren’t exactly true. Here are 4 myths that even I believed before I started dental school: 1. Brushing harder is better Sometimes when you...
We've all experienced bad breath at some point. And it can be very embarrassing when it happens. But, there are some things you can look out for if you want to avoid bad breath problems. Here are five things that can help trigger bad breath: Poor Dental Habits This is probably the biggest cause of bad breath. According to the American Dental Association,...