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How To Develop A Good Dental Routine

A routine is a set of activities that you repeat over and over again in order to achieve a certain goal or to simplify an area of your life. People have routines in place for many different areas of their lives, yet it is important not to neglect your oral health.
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Smoking: A Real Drag On Your Teeth

Most people know that smoking is a very bad habit to start and a very difficult habit to give up. Countless medical studies have proven the detrimental effects that smoking has on people’s health, including lung cancer and debilitating breathing disorders such as COPD. However, many people overlook a specific area of the body that is directly affected by smoking: the mouth.
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Does Chewing Gum Really Prevent Cavities?

For over 100 years, Americans have been chewing gum for enjoyment and out of habit. Used frequently as a breath freshener and as a means to break bad habits (e.g. smoking or biting fingernails), chewing gum also has another benefit: preventing cavities from developing inside the mouth. While this may sound too good to be true, chewing the right kind of gum can benefit the health of your mouth and protect your smile.
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Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars to develop inside the mouth during the oh so wise years of age 15-25. These teeth develop later and erupt later than the other permanent teeth. The typical mouth is only designed to hold 28 teeth, therefore erupting wisdom teeth can cause serious issues within the mouth.
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Root Canals

Root canals are often one of the most dreaded dental procedures, yet they need not be. The permanent teeth are meant to remain in the mouth from the time they erupt until the time that life ends. Yet, this does not mean that the permanent teeth are invincible to becoming damaged during this time.
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Signs You Have a Cracked Tooth

Not all dental emergencies are as obvious as most people think. While a knocked out tooth is quite obvious, other serious issues can mask themselves, or people can simply ignore certain signs that they feel are “not that big of a deal.” A cracked tooth is one of the most overlooked dental emergencies.
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