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How to Store Your Toothbrush to Keep the Germs Away

How to Store Your Toothbrush to Keep the Germs Away

Did you know every time you flush the toilet, there’s an invisible feces party in the air? That’s right. Little microscopic pieces of your human waste spread throughout your bathroom like an aerosol and land on whatever object is nearby. We know what you’re thinking:...

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How to Avoid the Dreaded Dry Socket

How to Avoid the Dreaded Dry Socket

Throbbing pain. Earaches. Unpleasant breath. We wouldn't wish dry socket on anyone. Unfortunately, dry socket sometimes develops after tooth extraction, but only to about 2% to 5% of people. Alveolar Osteitis (dry socket) occurs when the blood clot that forms after...

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All you Need to Know About Becoming a Dentist

All you Need to Know About Becoming a Dentist

Have you ever thought about becoming a dentist? It involves a lot of schooling, hard work, and dedication, but overall, it is an excellent career. It's a unique field and consistently lands a spot on the U.S News & World Report's top 100 jobs. In the year 2022,...

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5 Amazing Facts that Help Teeth Last a Lifetime

5 Amazing Facts that Help Teeth Last a Lifetime

The human body is incredible. Consider how it can heal its own wounds and broken bones and replace lost blood. Teeth are part of the wonder of it all. Our pearly whites are astoundingly tough and long-lasting. We’re so used to our teeth doing their job that it’s easy...

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9 Facts About Porcelain Veneers

9 Facts About Porcelain Veneers

Have you ever been watching a reality TV show and wondered how every person has perfect teeth? Not only are they perfectly straight, but each one is a perfect shape and color. Do they all just happen to be genetically blessed? Or is there another secret to their...

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The Truth About Cavities

The Truth About Cavities

Cavities keep us in business. Cavities are the most common dental issue in the world. A lot of it has to do with genetics and a lot of it has to do with your dental hygiene. Either way, cavities stink. Brushing and flossing everyday are crucial in kicking cavities to...

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