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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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Fluoridated Drinking Water—A Public Health Success Story

On Jan. 25, 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan became the first city in the world to fluoridate its drinking water. A follow-up study of almost 30,000 Grand Rapids schoolchildren showed a more than 60 percent drop in dental caries (tooth decay) … Continue reading

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New Fluoride Toothpaste Guidelines for Children

The American Dental Association’s (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA) recently announced new recommendations on when to start using fluoride toothpaste on children’s teeth. To help prevent children’s tooth decay, the CSA recommends that parents use just a smear of … Continue reading

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Freshen Up Your Mouth for Valentine’s Day

Whether you are giving your 5-year old, your spouse, or your significant other a Valentine’s Day kiss, good oral hygiene will make it all the sweeter. Keep your mouth healthy and attractive with these simple tips: Brush your teeth at … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Prevent Cavities in Kids

With the new year just beginning and Halloween and Christmas behind us, this is a good time to establish some resolutions for ensuring good dental health for your children in 2014 and beyond. Did you know that, according to the … Continue reading

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Some Statistics on Tooth Loss

First the bad news … According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an astonishing one-fourth of U.S. adults over 65 are completely toothless. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research reports that 58 percent of Americans 50 … Continue reading

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Tips on Minimizing Tooth Sensitivity

At one time or another, most of us have experienced a sharp, sudden pain that seems to shoot deep into the nerve endings of a tooth. Often the trigger is obvious—eating hot, cold, sweet or sour foods, or even breathing … Continue reading

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