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Do You Know How Food Affects Your Teeth?

  We all know it’s good to brush your teeth at least twice a day. It’s even better to brush after eating, but unfortunately most of us don’t have the time for that. Cavities form as a result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is caused by the acidity in foods. Acidity levels, also known as…

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How do I know if I am brushing right?

Here are some easy ways to tell if you are brushing right and to provide yourself with positive reinforcement: The Tongue Test: Have you ever noticed after a professional dental cleaning how slick and smooth your teeth feel right down to the gum line?  Well, that’s how they should feel every time you brush your…

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The Importance of Regular Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer is not a rare disease. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 42,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. It kills one person every hour of every day, and over 100 new individuals will be diagnosed with it each day. The good news is that it…

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Do You Know How Food Affects Your Teeth?

We all know it’s good to brush your teeth at least twice a day. It’s even better to brush after eating, but unfortunately most of us don’t have the time for that. Cavities form as a result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is caused by the acidity in foods. Acidity levels, also known as pH…

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Photography Tips & Tricks For Your Wedding Day Smile

At Distinctive Dentistry we know how important wedding photos are.  Wedding photos will capture the memories of your special day that you will cherish forever. Flashing your best smile is a must. So how can your best smile be captured every time? Here are a few tips: Slightly Tilt Your Head Celebrities know how to…

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Tips for Dental Emergencies while Traveling Abroad

Are you planning a vacation outside the U.S.? Don’t have your vacation ruined by a toothache. Prior to traveling abroad a thorough dental examination is important especially if traveling to developing countries or remote areas without access to safe dental care. Emergency dental care abroad may be hard to find, uncomfortable, expensive, or even dangerous….

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, an annual observance during which dental and medical professionals, educators, and parents focus efforts to improve the oral health of all children. Tooth decay in children is a fast-growing problem in the United States posing serious health risks. It is the most chronic disease affecting American children. A…

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