The Truth About Oil Pulling

using oil pulling to prevent tooth decay

Among the many health fads and rumors going around the web, oil pulling is one that we dentists get asked about a lot. The question is, does oil pulling really prevent tooth decay?

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Teaching Good Brushing Habits to Your Kids

Father and Child brushing teeth

Brushing your teeth is very important for your oral & overall health, but to kids, it’s just a chore. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are some tips for teaching your kids how to brush their teeth effectively & solidify good dental care habits for a lifetime of healthy teeth.

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Choosing Among the Different Types of Dental Practices

friendly staff of privately-owned dental practices

Most patients, especially those in suburban areas near cities, have two choices for the types of dental practices they can go to. There are classic privately-owned practices, which are small businesses where the supervising dentist is also the owner.

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What’s a Periodontist & Why Do I Need One?

woman wondering about going to periodontist

You’re used to going to the dentist & just seeing the doctor, the hygienist & maybe a dental assistant. But now you’ve been told you need to see a periodontist too. Now you’re thinking, “Perio-what?”

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