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Una Clínica Dental Cerca de Mi

Hay muchos razones por las que debes traer a tu familia a Platinum Dental Care, una oficina dental cerca de ti que ofrece una calidad de servicio que no tiene igual. Si no conozca a alguien que haya ...
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Looking for "a Dentist Near Me"?

For a lot of people, choosing a dentist comes down to convenience, making what could become a lifelong relationship a matter of, "Which 'dentist near me' can fit my family in their ...
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4 Things to Know About Oral Care During Pregnancy

Due to the hormonal changes and increased demands on the body a woman experiences during pregnancy, women often encounter more dental issues in 9 months of gestation than they may have in their whole ...
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Which Dentist Fits Your Case

The ADA recognizes nine types of specialists in the dental field. Your regular dentist that you see for 6 month checkups, fillings, and crowns is usually a general dentist. If you have certain dental ...
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Impacted Teeth

For most people, adult teeth develop and "come in" normally--straight up and through the gums. However, when teeth fail to break through the gums completely, they are considered impacted. ...
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3 Common Dental Problems and How to Avoid Them

At Platinum Dental Care, we see a lot of patients with similar dental issues. The truth is, as common as some problems are, the most common ones are 100% preventable. So, save your teeth and your ...
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Can a "Raw" Diet Hurt My Teeth?

Eating "raw" is a popular diet trend designed to help people to lose weight, increase their nutrient intake, and avoid any processed or animal biproducts. The popularity of raw eating has ...
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What About the "Flossing is a Waste of Time" Rumors?

According to a several recent news articles sparked by a change in the dietary guidelines published by the Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services that failed to include flossing, ...
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Best and Worst Crunchy Foods for your Teeth

You may have heard that some crunchy foods work as natural toothbrushes for your teeth—scrubbing away plaque, acids, and germs as you chew. However, other crunchy foods can be destructive to ...
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How Does Gluten Affect my Teeth?

Doesn't it seem like Celiac disease is more common than ever these days? With Gluten-free options more and more available and greater understanding of what a gluten sensitivity entails, our world ...
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How to Sanitize your Toothbrush (and Keep from Getting Sick!)

Your toothbrush can become a breeding ground for germs, which is one reason why you ought to change it every 3 months. However, germs multiply in minutes, not months, and need to be cleaned between ...
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Why is Coffee Bad For My Teeth?

Aside from the famously revolting coffee breath that coffee-drinkers experience, coffee also takes a harmful toll on your teeth. If you think you are drinking conservatively, think again. Even just ...
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How Often Should I Floss?

Flossing is an essential part of maintaining a healthy mouth. The American Dental Association recommends flossing a minimum of once per day in order to get rid of plaque in areas between the teeth ...
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3 Ways Your Emotional Health Affects Your Oral Health

If you experience stress regularly, you are probably aware of the physical toll it can take on your body. Stress will increase your chance of heart complications, impact your blood pressure, and cause ...
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Tooth Pain? 8 Possible Sources

Pain is your body's way of letting you know that something is not right. Whatever stimuli is causing your tooth to throb, the pain source may be more or less serious depending on what it is. We ...
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10 Reasons You May Have Cavities

Maybe you've never had a cavity, maybe you've had a lot, and maybe you just had your first one filled and are shocked to know you have another. You ask yourself, "My habits haven't ...
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Can Poor Oral Hygiene Affect My Overall Health?

If you think that forgetting to brush and floss every day negatively affects your breath alone, think again! Good oral hygiene benefits the entire body. Conversely, when teeth become victims of ...
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ORAL CANCER: What You Need to Know

Oral cancer is one of the most deadly cancers because it often goes untreated. This lack of reaction often comes not because oral cancer symptoms are hard to diagnose, but rather because symptoms that ...
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10 Treatments for Bad Breath

The Problem 25 to 30 percent of the world’s population suffer from halitosis--chronic bad breath. Having a foul odor constantly emanating from your mouth isn’t a medical emergency, but it ...
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Bleeding Gums

Ever wonder why we have gums? As the pink spongy tissue that hold our teeth together, gums also function to protect teeth. Fitting to the name, your gums adhere to your teeth and bones to seal the ...
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