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What We Can Learn From Our Ancestors’ Teeth

Anthropologists learn a lot about early humans and our ancestors by studying fossilized teeth. Teeth are a great source of information. Not only are they the most preserved skeletal remains found in fossils, but they are small and very mineralized, … Continue reading

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Choosing a Toothpaste

Today we have so many choices when it comes to toothpaste. Paste, gel or powder; tartar control; whitening; sensitivity control … or all of the above. The following information may make your selection easier. First of all, all toothpastes contain … Continue reading

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Give Your Kids a Healthier Easter Basket

Easter is a holiday on a par with Halloween in terms of candy overload for children. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Instead of heavily sugared treats, there are any number of goodies you can pack into that … Continue reading

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GLO Science Teeth Whitening Now at Angell’s Dentistry

Angell’s Dentistry now offers the innovative GLO Science Teeth Whitening System for patients looking for an efficient, comfortable way to whiten their teeth. GLO stands for guided light optics. The GLO system uses a gel whitening mixture and a gentle … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Symptoms of TMJ

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and muscle disorders, commonly called “TMJ,” are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and the muscles that control jaw movement. Some estimates suggest that over 10 million Americans are affected … Continue reading

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Rising Tooth Fairy Payouts Reflect Good Economy

As far back as ancient times, a variety of cultures ritualized ways of disposing of baby teeth. Eventually folklore evolved into the story that when a child loses one of his or her baby teeth, the tooth should be placed … Continue reading

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Sweets Don’t Love Your Kids’ Teeth

Your child might love sweet treats, but the bacteria in his or her mouth loves them even more. Sugar feeds the bacteria that cause tooth decay and that bacteria produces acid that etches away at tooth enamel. According to the … Continue reading

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Lack of Dental Insurance Among Older Adults

Medicare is focused specifically on physical health needs and does not cover basic oral health care. This leaves a staggering 49 million Medicare beneficiaries in this country without dental insurance. According to research on Medicare beneficiaries conducted by Johns Hopkins … Continue reading

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Are Bottled Water Drinkers Getting Enough Fluoride?

According to the International Bottled Water Association, Americans consumed more than 8 billion gallons of bottled water in 2009. A recent report from Beverage Marketing found that bottled water consumption grew 120 percent between 2000 and 2015. This increase can … Continue reading

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Do You Need a Mouthwash?

Mouthwash was first mass-produced commercially in the late 1800s. While the scientific evidence for the effectiveness of mouthwashes remains limited to improving breath and preventing plaque buildup, today you can find a mouthwash to achieve any number of desired results, … Continue reading

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