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Leave the Crevasses to the Glaciers

While crevasses in glaciers are cool, those kinds of deep fissures in your molars are anything but cool! Those pits are the pits, accumulating food debris and bacteria. These crevices are deep enough that no amount of brushing or flossing can get all of the food particles out. Basically, it’s just a matter of time […]

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Fluoride — Forget the Nutjobs, See the Benefits

Conspiracy theorists love fluoride. Not because it’s good for their teeth, but because to them it’s a government conspiracy. It’s right up there with the “fake” moon landing, the CIA “killing” JFK, President Obama not being a citizen, and whatever other whackjob conspiracy theory you want to name. Fluoride, after promising initial scientific studies, was […]

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What’s Inside Your Mouth?

How much do you really know about your teeth? Keep reading to learn more about the 4 types of teeth in your mouth, the many parts of each tooth, and keeping your mouth healthy. You have four kinds of teeth: the incisors, the canines, the premolars, and the molars. The incisors are the teeth in […]

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The Best And Worst Foods And Beverages For Your Teeth

What you eat and drink has a serious impact on your overall health, but it also affects your teeth. Find out which foods and drinks will help your teeth stay healthy, and which ones will do you harm: The Worst Beverages to avoid: Sugary fruit juices that can fuel bacteria growth in your mouth Soda […]

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The Basics of Brushing and Flossing

Everyone assumes they know the basics of personal dental hygiene. But as the keepers of your dental health, we have a vested interest in the health or your mouth. So let’s take just a minute and revisit these two foundations of good oral care — brushing and flossing. Brushing Spending the time to brush your […]

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Pain

If you have ever had a toothache from a cavity, a broken tooth, or maybe a dental abscess then you know the pain that can be associated with it. You need a dentist and you need one soon! Dr. O’Brien is there for you. The goal of the dental team is to prevent any further […]

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Why Maintain a Healthy Set of Teeth?

We all know the importance of keeping our teeth healthy, but even with our understanding of oral care and maintenance, many people still neglect their dentist visits. Going to the dentist prevents further damage to teeth and decreases the risk of further health problems. You can improve the appearance of your smile and have healthy, […]

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