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Why Its Important to Schedule a Dental Visit Twice a Year

Did you know that scheduling a dental visit twice a year can help prevent against gum disease? Seeing your dentist for preventative appointments is actually the most important thing you can do for your oral health. Even if you feel like you have healthy teeth, keep in mind that there are two parts to each […]

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Vaping And The Impact On Your Oral Health

As with smoking cigarettes, vaping is an activity that can have a negative effect on your teeth and overall oral health. Vaping devices have become more popular in the past decade amongst teenagers and young adults. As a result on your oral health, you may experience tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. Is Vaping Bad […]

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How To Clean Your Tongue | Tips For A Healthier Smile

Your oral health routine is not fully complete without knowing how to properly clean your tongue and why it is important! As one of the strongest muscles in the body, it is a natural teeth cleaning tool. Keeping it clean will decrease bacteria and the chance of bad breath. The ridge-like texture makes it easy […]

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Benefits of Switching to an Electric Toothbrush

If you’re looking for the best, most efficient way to keep your teeth clean and in good health it is a great time to invest in an electric toothbrush. Why? Because it does most of the work for you and has a ton of benefits that come along with it.  According to the American Dental […]

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How To Keep Your Gums Healthy and Avoid Gum Disease

Keeping your gums healthy is a crucial part in maintaining good oral hygiene and preventing gum disease. As your local Kansas City Orthodontist, our goal is to help straighten your teeth to make cleaning them a breeze and give you the confidence you deserve. Even if you are someone who is cavity free, and have […]

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The Harms of Nail Biting | Tips to Eliminate the Habit

Nail biting is an easy habit to start that might go unnoticed, but it gets harder to stop the longer you do it! Clean hands and clean nails are a critical base point to many of the health goals that you want to achieve. Now more than ever, your mental and physical health should at […]

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History of the Toothbrush | Resolution for Oral Health

With the New Year comes new resolutions and putting your toothbrush routine high on the priority list is a great way to start 2022!  New habits can be hard to develop, but easy to maintain once you start. Consistent habits become routines and a maintained oral health routine makes a great base for the rest […]

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Is Chewing Ice Bad for Your Teeth?

Chewing ice is a very common habit that isn’t impossible to break. Some people do this mindlessly after finishing a drink, while others do it to cool off in the summer heat. Although ice is simply frozen water with zero sugar, chewing it can still cause severe damage to your tooth enamel. Why chewing ice […]

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Causes of a Toothache and How to Ease Tooth Discomfort

A toothache can range from being very mild to extremely painful in or around a tooth. These can occur from something as little as food getting stuck in your gums, like a popcorn kernel, to major issues like a bacterial infection. Most toothaches are minor, however, and can be treated at home with some simple […]

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Caring For Your Dog’s Oral Hygiene | Easy And Effective Habits

9 out of 10 dentists would agree that your dog’s oral hygiene is just as important to keep in mind as your own.  Many pet owners assume that their dogs are able to keep their mouth clean on their own, but this is a common misconception that can turn quite costly. Keeping your furry friend […]

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