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The Best Dental Care Tips for Kids

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Children aren’t born knowing how to take care of their teeth. Parents need to help their kids develop good dental care habits so they can have a healthy smile. Find the best dentist for your kids and use these expert tips to start them on a healthy dental path.

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6 Bad Dental Habits Taking a Toll on Your Teeth

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Bad dental habits are easy to start, but hard to stop, especially if you’re unaware that they’re even harming your smile. Check out the top dental dangers and learn how to cure bad dental habits.

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Take a Shine to the Best Teeth Whitening Tactics

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If your teeth have lost their luster and you’re unhappy with your smile, you may want to consider teeth whitening. Studies show that a whiter smile can make you feel more confident, so learn how to get brighter teeth and a smile that you love.

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Cavity Prevention

Children’s Cavities – Prevent Them, Reverse Them

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Everyone wants their kids to have healthy teeth, but tooth decay can rob them of their smiles. Cavities are frustratingly common in children, but with proper dental care, you can prevent or reverse the process that causes them. Holes in teeth do not develop overnight. It takes time for a cavity to form, so you have a chance to intervene […]

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Discovering the Benefits of Braces

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No matter your age, you are probably interested in having the best smile possible, and with braces, you can! Able to correct crooked teeth and various types of misalignments, braces can be a terrific solution for many dental patients. If you are among those who could benefit from this type of treatment, your general dentist in Reading will refer you […]

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Understanding and Managing Gum Disease

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Many people have gum disease and don’t know it. If left undetected or untreated, it may cause them to lose their teeth. Mild inflammation of the gums, called gingivitis, is the first stage, which can often be reversed with aggressive management. Without treatment, it will progress to periodontitis. At this stage, bacteria and plaque deposits cause gum tissues to pull […]

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Help Your Child Become A Better Brusher

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Developing good dental care habits at a very young age will teach your child to take care of their teeth for a lifetime. While healthy habits may be easy to start, it’s not so simple make them routines. This is especially true for children who tend to challenge their parents’ guidelines. Fortunately, you can help your child learn to love […]

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Making Flossing a Routine Habit

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Tooth brushing and flossing are habits that go hand in hand, but sadly many people only complete half the equation consistently. Flossing is often avoided due to time constraints, discomfort, or lack of knowledge. Despite these popular reasons for avoidance, flossing is an important part of maintaining good dental health. It is essential for getting food debris and bacteria from […]

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Sensitive Teeth

Tooth Sensitivity Explained

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Anyone who has ever noticed a sudden, unexpected shock of pain while eating or drinking something hot or cold or even when brushing their teeth likely knows the frustration that tooth sensitivity can cause. Though many such instances are the result of enamel erosion and the subsequent exposure of dentin and nerves, not all cases of sensitive teeth and gums […]

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Teen Dental Issues

4 Great Dental Care Tips for Teenagers

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Teenagers are often too busy with social activities and schoolwork to focus on their dental care habits. Unfortunately, if dental hygiene is lacking, many teens will suffer gum disease and eventual tooth loss. Good dental care habits, including routine visits to a family dentistry expert, can prevent this tragedy and may even reverse early signs of gingivitis. The following four […]

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