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Invisalign
...Here are some other advantages of the Invisalign system: Improved Oral Hygiene — With an orthodontic appliance that is removable, you will be able to clean your teeth much more easily than if you were wearing metal braces...

Dental Implants
...   Implant Care and Maintenance There are only two ways an implant can lose attachment to the bone and fail once it has successfully fused: poor oral hygiene or excessive biting forces...

Benefits of Invisalign
...They include:   Enhanced oral hygiene – Since Invisalign is removable, you can clean your teeth easily and as you normally would...

Limiting Refined Sugar in Your Diet can Reduce Risk of Tooth Decay
... Last but not least, practice good oral hygiene with daily brushing and flossing, along with regular office cleanings and checkups...

Christie Brinkley's All-American Smile
... Brinkley attributes her famous smile to a combination of good genetics (she inherited her mother's “beautiful straight teeth”), combined with the intelligence to practice good oral hygiene and have regular dental appointments...

Are Dentures Right for Me?
...Ideal candidates will also be non-smokers and dedicated to good oral hygiene...

Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
... Here are 4 tips for preventing tooth decay in primary teeth: Begin daily oral hygiene when teeth first appear...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

How Invisalign Can Help Improve My Smile
...With Invisalign, you can expect: A comfortable experience because the appliance is smooth plastic A virtually invisible orthodontic treatment Greater convenience because you can remove the appliance when you want Greater satisfaction of being able to eat what you want You can also practice excellent oral hygiene, being able to brush and floss without brackets or wires getting in the way...

Take Steps to Reduce Mouth Acid and Avoid Dental Erosion
...Along with daily oral hygiene, restrict your consumption of acidic foods and beverages to meal times and cut back on between-meal snacks...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants
... Dental implants can replace missing teeth in many ways including: To replace one tooth To replace many teeth To replace all of the teeth To support removable dentures Poor oral hygiene is the only way that implants will become loose...

Take These Measures to Lower Your Child's Tooth Decay Risk
...That’s why you should begin oral hygiene as soon as you notice their first teeth...

Discreetly Straighten Your Smile With Invisalign
... The advantages of Invisalign Besides being practically invisible, Invisalign appliances: Are smooth, comfortable and removable for meals, oral hygiene and special occasions Take just nine to 18 months to move teeth into healthier, better-looking positions (about a year is average) Do not restrict the wearer's diet (just eat the healthy foods you normally enjoy) Are easily maintained with a soft toothbrush and your usual toothpaste Guard your teeth and jaw joint against bruxism (teeth grinding) Additionally, Invisalign patients simply brush and floss their teeth as usual...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

Answering Your Questions about Your Upcoming Teeth Whitening
...You can, of course, prolong the fade rate by not using tobacco, cutting back on staining beverages like red wine, tea and coffee, practicing daily oral hygiene and visiting us for regular office cleanings and other dental work...

Caring for Dental Implants
...If you treat it just like you do the rest of your smile and maintain good oral hygiene then there is no reason why you shouldn’t have your implant for many years to come...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
... On your supermarket or pharmacy oral hygiene aisle you’ll find dozens of products promising to restore that lost luster, including toothpastes, whitening kits or even chewing gum...

Are You Keeping Good Oral Hygiene Habits?
Good oral hygiene habits are a crucial part of keeping your smile clean and healthy...

Rejuvenate Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening
...With poor oral hygiene habits, your enamel color can change drastically and stay that way unless you do something about it...

Although a Challenge, Chronically Ill Children Need Tooth Decay Prevention
...Chronically ill children are often at higher risk for tooth decay, most commonly due to challenges in practicing effective oral hygiene...

Teeth Whitening: Know Your Options
There are many reasons why teeth may need a whitening treatment to achieve an appealing brightness: what we eat and drink, natural aging, genetics, and the lack of dedication to oral hygiene can all play a role in how we look...

3 Ways to Protect Your Teeth in the Great Outdoors
...Just a few days of neglecting your regular oral hygiene can give bacterial plaque a chance to build up...

FAQs about Professional Teeth Whitening
... After your teeth whitening treatment, practice good oral hygiene at home...

Take Steps to Treat Chronic Mouth Breathing as Early as Possible
Many things can affect your child’s future dental health: oral hygiene, diet, or habits like thumb sucking or teeth grinding...

Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Crushes on Smiles
...Consistent oral hygiene offers a “twofer”: It removes the plaque that can dull your teeth, and it lowers your risk of dental disease that could also foul up your smile...

Use the Same Prevention Strategy to Defeat Tooth Decay and Gum Disease
...For example, because of their coarse, abrasive diet and a primitive understanding of oral hygiene, their teeth had a rough go of it...

Veeners and Your New Smile
... Dental veneers typically require you to have healthy gums and good oral hygiene in general...

Flossing an Implant-Supported Bridge can Prevent a Damaging Gum Infection
...If you would like more information on oral hygiene practices with dental work, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Here's Good Advice for Your College Student To Protect Their Dental Health
...It's important to stress that among the things of childhood to leave behind, oral hygiene isn't one of them...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Medication and Heart Disease
...That’s why it’s critical to practice good oral hygiene to keep infections at bay—this includes a daily regimen of brushing, flossing and rinsing...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Simple Preventative Measures The two best defenses against tooth decay and gum disease are a healthy, well-balanced diet and good oral hygiene, including daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Seniors and Oral Health
... In fact, there's usually no reason for you NOT to keep your teeth your entire life, providing you maintain a healthy balanced diet and practice good oral hygiene...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Canker/Cold Sores
...A healthy diet and good oral hygiene are usually the best remedy, but some special rinses and anesthetics can help...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Diabetes
... As with any condition, good oral hygiene, including regular brushing, flossing and rinsing, as well as the proper diabetic diet, will go a long way in preventing needless problems...

Dry Mouth
...Of course, there is no substitute for regular checkups and good oral hygiene...

Oral Cancer
...Maintaining good oral hygiene, and regular dental checkups, are highly recommended...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Flap Surgery
... A pocket reduction procedure is recommended if daily at-home oral hygiene and a professional care routine cannot effectively reach these deep pockets...