Home Remedies for Dry Mouth

What is Dry mouth? Dry mouth or Xerostomia (zeer-oh-stoh-mee-ah), happens when the salivary glands don't produce enough saliva to keep the mouth moist.  It…


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When was the Toothbrush Invented? And other fun facts!

A Toothbrush History We all know the toothbrush.  It is handy and compact, capable of reaching to the smallest areas of your mouth.  Though toothbrushes have…


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False Teeth: A History of Dentures

False Teeth and How They Came to Be Dentures are prosthetic devices that act as a replacement of missing teeth in the mouth.  They are also what they called…


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George Washington’s Wooden Teeth – Facts and Fallacies

“Observe good faith and justice towards all nations; cultivate peace and harmony with all.” —…


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There’s some Tinsel in your Teeth! …How to keep your smile bright throughout the holidays

The holiday season is fast approaching, you are now hearing carols playing in the streets, alongside a smorgasbord of mouthwatering delicacies and foods.  This…


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How Your Diet Affects Your Dental Health

“You are what you eat” – we’ve all heard this with respect to our health. But how often do you apply this to your oral health?  What you eat builds the…


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Broken tooth – is it an emergency?

Are you fond of crunching on ice cubes?  How about hard candies? As satisfying as it is to be crunching away, this behavior can take a toll on your teeth!  Our…


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Back to the Grind

Back to the Grind! What you need to know about grinding your teeth: While you are sleeping, chances are your mouth is hard at work. Tooth grinding, or bruxism,…


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