Oral Hygiene

11
Oct

Eight Dental Hygiene Tips to Thoroughly Clean Your Teeth

Importance of Dental Hygiene Maintaining good dental hygiene may not just benefit your teeth and gums. Recent research has shown a link between poor oral health and some serious health conditions, including stroke, heart disease or diabetes. By following these eight easy tips, you will not only combat issues such as bad breath, gum disease, and tooth decay but could

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4
Oct

How to Treat Common Dental Problems?

You brush regularly and visit the dentist every six months. You do the best you can to take care of your teeth. Yet, dental problems still happen. Whether it’s bad breath, cavities or something more serious, you may find yourself suffering from some dental problems during your lifetime. Let’s take a look at eight common dental problems and how you

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20
Sep

[Infographic]: A Guide to Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

Teeth Grinding Guide created by Schererville & Chesterton Family Dentistry. Share the smiles!

15
Jul

[Guest Post]: Why Teaching Your Kids to Floss Is Important

You’ve probably heard time and time again that flossing is important. But just how important is it, and how do you explain that to your little ones? Simply brushing their teeth two times a day isn’t enough to maintain a healthy mouth. If they don’t floss, they may leave bad bacteria and food debris behind to wreak havoc on their

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19
Jun

[Guest Post]: How to Prevent Dental Diseases

By: Dan Ray  Few things can set alarm bells ringing quicker than pain in one of your teeth. As it is often seen that there are range of symptoms that affect people of all ages and backgrounds, and they typically indicate some form of dental disease is present. Let’s take look at the most common symptoms and some of the

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28
Oct

The best (and worst) Halloween treat options for your kids and 5 tricks to enjoy treats and keep your teeth clean!

Halloween is a time of great fun! With “trick or treat” being the pinnacle of holiday spirit for most children, many parents are worried about their children consuming so much candy and sugar in such a short time. If you are worried about your children’s health being affected by all that candy – you have good reasons. But you can’t

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17
Sep

Preventive Dentistry – what you can do for yourself and for your children today, at home to save money and agony in the future

Prevention is always the best option and always better than cure. Sure enough when you already suffer from a condition a cure is what you want and need, but why get there in the first place? Dentistry is no different than any other field of medicine or anything else in life. Preventive dentistry focuses on preventing dental issues such as

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5
Aug

Protect your Thyroid from these house hold dangers…

As small a gland as your thyroid may be, it is a vital to your survival and overall health. It controls your metabolism and hormonal balance. It’s a very delicate organ and there are numerous things that can cause damage to its functioning. One of those things is non-stick chemicals such as the coating on your pots and pans, the

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17
Jun

Transforming your Dental Health – Oil Pulling with Coconut oil

Using less chemicals in our dental hygiene routine People are becoming more and more aware of the hazardous chemicals that are present in almost anything we use, eat, wear, touch or smell. It is becoming harder and harder to lead a clean life. Still most of us are constantly on the look for more natural products with less chemicals in

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14
May

World Oral Health Day – Yes… oral health is THAT important!

Not many people know that March 20th marks the world’s “Oral Health Day” every year. Celebrated in more than 75 countries, the occasion is a day usually devoted to special programs and events aimed at raising awareness of the importance of oral health in both children and adults. The 2014 Oral Health Day was all about “Celebrating Healthy Smiles.” By

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