Tagged: "plaque"

Seven Mouthwash Maximizers

Whether it's more of a common occurrence or the lingering effects of your last meal, bad breath affects us all at some point. Sure, brushing and flossing are important in killin...

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Psst, Your Plaque Is Showing

Your teeth, like the rest of your body, start to decay as you age. And unfortunately, X-rays and observation alone can miss some of the hard-to-detect first signs of it. But, th...

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Bye Bye Morning Breath

I use mouthwash every day, more so to ensure fresh breath than to promote oral health (don't tell my dentist) but that freshness only lasts so long. I've recently came across a ...

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Are You Brushing Too Hard?

As far as brushing our teeth goes, we know to do it twice a day. But how long and how hard should we be brushing? Does brushing harder remove more plaque? Brushing too hard won...

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The Whiter Smile Diet

Looking for easy and effortless ways to enhance your smile? Start by evaluating the foods and drinks you consume. Houston, TX, cosmetic dentist Guy M. Lewis, DDS, says to opt fo...

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Women Rule When It Comes To Dental Health

When it comes to gender rivalry, the differences between men and women are often polarizing, but, according to one new survey, there's one area where women definitively rule. So...

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Dental Fact Vs. Fiction

If you're like most, you may think you know how to best care for your smile, but your efforts may fall short if you're not properly educated. We all want the best for our smiles...

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Get Your Best, Brightest Smile

I've gone to the same dentist since I was 3. My grandparents went to him, my parents went to him and now I go to him whenever it's time for my twice-a-year checkup. I'll be 32 t...

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Whitening A Wine-Stained Smile

When drinking red wine, many people let it swish around in their mouths, essentially bathing their teeth in its dark pigments. These pigments attach to the sticky film of plaque...

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A Pre-Whitening Power Wash

Whitening can do wonders for how you feel about your smile, but regardless of if you choose a professional or over-the-counter method, you may not get the best possible results ...

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Brush Your Teeth With A Bright Idea

We've been brushing our teeth the way we do now for about a century. So, when you consider how technologically advanced other areas have become during that time, it seems scienc...

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