Female flossing her teeth

How Important Is Flossing?

Floss. It’s Important. Even though it is recommended to floss at least once each day, it is safe to assume that most adults don’t accomplish this goal. The idea behind flossing is to remove plaque, which contains bacteria that feed on leftover food or sugar in your mouth and releases an acid that can eat…

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Man with missing front tooth

Replacing a Front Tooth

Whenever a person is participating in physically risky activities, like contact sports or bicycle stunts, it is highly recommended to wear a mouthguard. But what happens if it’s too late – what if an accident has already occurred and you’ve found yourself with a missing front tooth? It’s important that you know your front tooth…

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Periodontitis: A Form of Gum Disease

If you have periodontitis, you might have a few questions. Periodontitis is a form of gum disease, or periodontal disease, which affects the gum tissue. Here is a look at the causes, symptoms, and treatment options in Idaho Falls. Common Causes of Periodontitis Gingivitis, which is the first and most mild stage of gum disease,…

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Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth also is known as Xerostomia, is characterized by a decreased flow of saliva. Dry mouth is more common in older adults as a result of aging and hormonal changes; medical illnesses such as cancer that require radiation therapy to the face/neck, and Sjogren’s syndrome among others. Dry mouth is also a side effect…

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Benefits of Braces

Imagine how different your life would be if smiling, eating, or speaking caused you pain, discomfort, or even embarrassment. Thankfully, we live in a world where anyone can obtain the smile they deserve! The Importance of Braces There are so many health benefits to braces and this article is going to help explain the importance…

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