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Holiday Season Healthy Teeth Tips

With the holiday season here, it is important to remember which indulgent treats cause real damage to your teeth. The effects of hard, sugary candies can last long after you finish that candy cane. Sugar hangs around in the mouth and if you're consuming alcohol...

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The “Smart” Fillings of the Future

21st century dental innovations are on the rise, and this creativity now includes a “smart” fix for cavities. A new type of filling, made with bioactive glass instead of metals like mercury and silver, helps restore damaged teeth. Metal fillings used by most dentists may need to be...

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Avoiding the Pacifier: Is It Worth It?

Though long-used for infant comfort, the benefits of a pacifier are up for debate. Sucking is a reflex that is normal for infants, but sucking on a foreign object such as a pacifier can harm the development of different oral structures. Babies that have so-called...

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