The Best and Worst of Braces Through Time

Smile Like an Egyptian For an idea of what tooth straightening was all about in the days of the Pharoahs and their subjects, look to their mummies. Archaeologists, some of whom no doubt wore braces when they were children, discovered a familiar sight when they examined a number of mummified subjects – metal bands on their teeth! Upon […]

Three Fun Activities to Help Kids Learn About Teeth

It isn’t always an easy feat to get kids excited about forming good brushing habits! Actually, it can be quite challenging to start not to mention maintain the routine. Luckily, there are many tools, tips, and tricks to make their new activity a whole lot of fun! Here are three fun activities to help kids learn about […]

Tips for Remembering to Floss

You get through your entire day, you go through your nightly routine of getting ready for the next day and getting ready for bed, you brush your teeth for the required two minutes and then get into bed…then it hits you. “Did I forget to floss again?!” Skipping on flossing every once in a while […]

Fun Ways To Celebrate National Smile Month

National Smile Month is celebrated every year around the world. The international campaign encourages and promotes oral health and wellness through education and positive messages. Individuals and organizations are welcome to join the fun and make a difference. The campaign runs from May 16th through June 16th every year, but you can certainly celebrate bright, healthy […]

Tips to Teach Your Kids to Brush

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The earlier proper brushing habits start, the better the chances are that the routine will last a lifetime! It is important to encourage children to learn good brushing habits at a young age. You may start practicing proper oral hygiene with your infant as soon as you are comfortable doing so. Generally, children should start […]

Fun Toothpaste Flavors

Fun Toothpaste Flavors

The global market for toothpaste is probably not something you’ve given a lot of thought. The largest market currently is in Europe, which is expected to reach $14 billion by 2020. The biggest global market drivers include the rising awareness over the importance of oral hygiene, the rising popularity of whitening toothpaste, and the demand […]

Foods That Naturally Whiten Teeth

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You can probably list off a handful of food and drinks that will stain your teeth, like coffee, red wine, and soda. But did you know there are foods that naturally whiten teeth? Sure, these foods aren’t going to work as quickly as a teeth whitening treatment, but they sure can help! Strawberries Maybe you […]

Which Toothpaste is Right for You?

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Have you sauntered down the toothpaste aisle recently and wondered about the sheer variety of toothpaste options available? Should you pick one that strengthens enamel, one that whitens, or one that fights tartar? If you are overwhelmed by the options, allow us to break down the different types of toothpaste to help you decide. Toothpaste […]

Braces: Which Foods to Eat & Which Foods to Avoid?

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Anyone who’s ever had braces knows there are foods to avoid and foods you can eat. Even with braces people need to make sure they eat an adequate amount of nutritious foods, including plenty of fruits and vegetables. However, some foods get stuck in braces and are very difficult to remove. For this reason, we’ve […]