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Brushing Too Hard Can Hurt Your Teeth

While every dentist wants his patients to take brushing their teeth seriously, brushing too vigorously and with a stiff-bristled toothbrush can be too much of a good thing. The Wall Street Journal reports that dentists estimate that between 10 to … Continue reading

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Brushing Too Hard Can Harm Your Teeth

More often than we’d like, our office sees patients who are brushing their teeth and gums so hard that they are actually doing significant damage to the periodontal tissues and bones that support the teeth. A stiff-bristled toothbrush combined with … Continue reading

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Can Your Toothbrush Make You Sick?

One uncovered toothbrush can harbor more than 100 million bacteria, including E. coli and staphylococci bacteria. There are hundreds of microorganisms inhabiting our mouths every day, so we put bacteria on our toothbrushes every time we brush our teeth. Fortunately, … 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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