How to Care for an Infant’s Oral Health

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Your child deserves a strong, healthy, and successful smile that can help them, eat, talk, and express emotion. This is why it’s important for you to keep your child’s teeth and gums in tip-top shape regularly. To help you do so, our dentist, Drs. Ray McKinley & Brittany McKinley-Holloway, has some tips and recommendations on… Read more »

Your Age and Oral Health Are Connected

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Did you know your age can affect the outcome of your oral health? Well, it’s true! No matter how old you are, you can suffer from to tooth decay and other oral health problems. That is why, our team here at in , , is happy to talk to you about how your age can… Read more »

When Should You Brush Your Teeth?

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Brushing your teeth is extremely important for the health of your gums, teeth, and even plays a role in the health of your whole body. While the practice is now quite common, would you be surprised to learn that there are a few things many of us could do better when it comes to brushing?… Read more »

Desensitizing Toothpaste Is Not an Effective Treatment Strategy

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Many people describe tooth sensitivity as a pain or a stinging discomfort when they consume hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and beverages. While you might be able to mitigate tooth sensitivity with special formulated toothpastes and lifestyle modifications, it is still wise to identify the underlying cause of the problem. In many cases, tooth… Read more »

When Did Our Ancestors Begin Using Mouthwash?

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The importance of great oral hygiene has existed for several millennia. Archeologists have found evidence of ancient chewing sticks, pastes and even oral rinses. The use of oral rinses in particular dates back as far as the first century. Before people knew what really causes plaque and bad breath, they resorted to unconventional ingredients to… Read more »

What to do with Your Sensitive Teeth

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When tooth enamel erodes it can expose the dentin layer which lies underneath. Dentin is the layer above the gum line and cementum is the layer of the tooth beneath the gum line. Exposed dentin can cause hypersensitivity to hot or cold foods, or even cold air as you breathe in, because of the tubules… Read more »