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What is Cosmetic Dentistry? imagefile

From subtle changes to major repairs, your dentist can perform a variety of procedures to improve your smile. There are many techniques and options to treat teeth that are discolored, chipped, misshapen or missing. Your dentist can reshape your teeth, close spaces, restore worn or short teeth or alter the length o...
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Fast-paced Lifestyle Eroding Teens' Teeth imagefile

As quick meals in the form of "nutrition" bars and carbonated beverages help keep teens alert and on schedule between school, extracurricular activities and part-time jobs, today's fast-paced lifestyle threatens to leave a generation with permanent damage to oral and overall health. Adolescence is the time of peak bon...
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Are you getting ready for this holiday season? imagefile

If you're getting a real Christmas tree this season, you'll want it to last through all the ho-ho-hos and tidings of comfort and joy. Here's what you should do to make sure your Christmas trees last through the holiday season. Selection The best way to ensure the most beautiful Christmas tree is to cut your own from ...
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What is Periodontal Disease? imagefile

What Is Periodontal Disease? If your hands bled when you washed them, you would be concerned. Yet, many people think it's normal if their gums bleed when they brush or floss. Swollen and bleeding gums are early signs that your gums are infected with bacteria. If nothing is done, the infection can spread and de...
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10 Interesting Facts about Dental Tips! imagefile

OneChange your toothbrush every three months. Did you know manual toothbrushes become worn out and are not as effective after three months? Also, be sure to rinse your toothbrush with hot water after every use and change it after you have an episode of flu, cold or other viral infections, otherwise you may r...
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How Dental Health Connects To Your Overall Health imagefile

Believe it or not, brushing your teeth is one of the simplest ways to help maintain your overall health. How Dental Health Connects To Your Overall Health This is because dental health is more connected to overall health than most people realize. In fact, doctors and scientists continue to find association...
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Daily Brushing Checklist for Kids imagefile

It's important for your kids to know how to keep their teeth happy! Download the daily brushing checklist today, and help them keep their teeth healthy! Download the Checklist »
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Bringing Your Teeth into Alignment with Orthodontic Treatment imagefile

The American Association of Orthodontists reports that in the United States 4.5 million people are wearing braces or other dental appliances to straighten teeth and provide a healthy, beautiful smile. As many of us know, an orthodontist is a dentist with additional clinical training to treat malocclusions (improp...
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What is a wisdom tooth and how do I take care of this? file

What Is It? Teeth are impacted when they fail to emerge through the gums, or emerge only partially, at the expected time. Your wisdom teeth, also called third molars, usually begin to erupt between the ages of 17 and 21. Because they are the last to emerge in the mouth, wisdom teeth are the most common teeth to b...
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How to take good care of your braces imagefile

Edmonds, Shoreline, Lynnwood dentist, Dr. Rachel Mahoney, DDS. at Mahoney Family Dentistry is providing braces, and here’s how you take good care of your brace during orthodontics. More care needed during orthodontics Have a look in the mirror at your new braces. As you see, the brackets and wires have many ...
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