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5 Myths About Gum Disease That You Shouldn’t Believe

January 20, 2023

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Woman pulling up lip to show inflamed gums

Gum disease can be a very serious oral health issue. When left untreated, it can result in tooth loss and may even contribute to heart disease and other complications. Despite this, many people don’t fully understand gum disease; there are several misconceptions about the condition floating around. If you want to protect your gums as well as the rest of your smile, it’s important to have all the facts. Here are 5 common gum disease myths and the reality behind them.


How to Better Your Smile in the New Year

December 9, 2022

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Family holding a set of sparklers

The new year is the best time to reprioritize the things in life that often go neglected. Funnily enough, these tend to be the same things every year: eat less and exercise more. There’s nothing wrong with that, but it might be a good idea to try something different this year. For example, a lot of people could stand to take their oral health more seriously. After all, who doesn’t want a healthier, more beautiful smile? If you think that might be the case for you, here are a few things you can do to strengthen your teeth in the new year.

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