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6 Easy At-Home Remedies for Fresh Breath

Try one of these at-home bad breath remedies.

We’ve all experienced it: The uncomfortable feeling that our breath isn’t as fresh as it should be. Millions of dollars are spent by Americans each year on mouthwash, mints, etc. to protect against offending workmates, friends, and family with our less-than-sweet breath. But keeping your breath fresh doesn’t always require a trip to the personal […]

Give Yourself the Gift of a New Smile This Holiday Season

Boost your confidence and be ready for holiday photos with a new smile.

With holiday gatherings and the new year on the horizon, you’ve probably chosen the perfect party dress, killer shoes, and lipstick in just the right shade of red. Your outfit might be ready for all those holiday photos – but what about your smile? Believe it or not, there’s still time before those holiday gatherings to […]

Are Dental Implants the Right Solution for Your Missing Teeth?

Dental implants are an ideal solution for missing teeth.

  Do you hide your smile because of missing teeth? If so, imagine what it would feel like to correct the problem, knowing you could smile again with confidence! Attaining a healthy, beautiful smile again doesn’t just have to be a dream – it could be a reality with dental implants. Why choose dental implants? There are […]

Top 10 Dental Emergencies and What To Do About Them

woman experiencing dental emergency

  One of your worst fears is realized: You fell face first onto the concrete, and you felt that front tooth break. Panic mode ensues. What the heck are you going to do now? Don’t panic, we’ve got some answers for you. There are all types of dental emergencies and most of the time, the answer […]

How to Baby Your Teeth During Pregnancy

If you’re not up on the latest oral-systemic link, it may seem odd that pregnancy affects your teeth, but it does! At the same time, your dental health has a very real effect on your developing baby. Many articles report that poor dental habits have been associated with premature delivery, intrauterine growth restriction, gestational diabetes, and preeclampsia. […]

8 Healthy (and Super Easy!) Tips For Busy Schedules

healthy tips for busy schedules

Are you so busy that you almost forgot to brush your teeth this morning? With your busy schedule, incorporating healthy habits into your routine are probably far from your mind. We’re here to tell you to START THINKING HEALTHY! Try These 8 Healthy Tips! “But I don’t have time!” Nonsense! We have the perfect 8 […]

The link between heart disease and oral health

HEALTHY GUMS, HEALTHY HEART? The link between your heart and your oral health has been talked about for a while, and the evidence of this link is hard to ignore. A 2012 study showed that people with moderate or advanced periodontal disease are more likely to have heart disease than people with healthy gums. The study does […]