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May 30, 2018
Healthy Eating New Year, new me… a common phrase that people say every year in the hopes of becoming not only a better person, but a healthier person. Being a healthy person requires not only physical activity at the gym, but a healthy diet as well. Having a balanced diet and a consistent...
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May 21, 2018
Does Iodine prevent cavities?Fluoride has been used over the years for caries prevention in the dental office and outside the dental office. Most water is fluoridated in the United States, as well as toothpastes and mouth rinses, which have a small percentage of fluoride. It has been one of...
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May 18, 2018
Benefits of Yoga Upward facing dog, downward facing dog, child’s pose, and more. If you’re not familiar with the practice of yoga, all these terms may sound new to you. Over decades, yoga has influenced many regions of the world and many cultures to explore this popular practice. Contrary to...
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May 16, 2018
Do I need to take antibiotics before my dental appointment?In the past, people who had a history of joint replacement and a number of other systemic conditions were given antibiotics. But with the rise of antibiotic resistance, health care providers and researchers have had the opportunity to take a closer look at the potential benefits and risks of taking antibiotics before a routine dental visit. In...
May 10, 2018
When can my kid get braces?Early orthodontics, phase I orthodontics and/or braces can help preteens correct minor crossbites or dental crowding early. Children start getting their first permanent teeth around the age of 6. And parents start noticing smile changes. Usually, there is a natural space between the two upper front teeth as they move into the arch. There are some...
April 30, 2018
An oral condition commonly known as thrush, is Oral Candidiasis. Oral Candidiasis is a mouth infection that is caused by a fungus called Candida Albicans. Normally, the body maintains a good balance of bacteria and immunity that helps to prevent Candidiasis, or thrush. However, when the body’s immune system is affected, or naturally occurring bacteria have been destroyed through the intake of antibiotics, a yeast infection can develop....
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April 27, 2018
How can I avoid cavities and grow healthy?How can I avoid cavities and grow? Good nutrients. Child nutrition is an important topic that contributes to healthy teeth, bones, learning and development. Calcium is a very much needed nutrient that helps the body develop healthy teeth and bones. Calcium is found in...
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April 11, 2018
Are my teeth becoming crooked? Are my teeth becoming crooked? This is a common question that people ask their friends, family, or coworkers when they start noticing a change in their smile or bite. Teeth shift and change in their alignment every minute of the day. However, when the forces of our bite balance one another appropriately, the shifting is hardly noticeable. As we get older, the natural tendency is for teeth...
April 05, 2018
What is the best toothbrush for you What tooth brush is the best toothbrush for you? With all the various brands out there and advertisements stating that four out of five dentists recommend a certain brand of tooth paste or tooth brush, how do you pick the best? After all, you don...
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March 29, 2018
Should I be concerned about Fluoride? A question that we receive at Museum Smiles, that is an important topic is fluoride and the possible effects that it can have on patients, particularly children. As a mother of a young child, I can understand the concern. There is plenty of research on the matter. Depending on how you lean on this subject, you...

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