Maple Shade Dental Group Blog – Dental Tips

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A Guide to Good Dental Care During Childhood

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One of the best ways to keep your child’s teeth healthy is by teaching kids the dental habits they’ll need as they grow up. By helping them develop good dental care habits, you can give your child the gift of a good smile.

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5 Bad Dental Habits Harming Your Good Dental Care

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If you want to maintain a good smile, you need to practice good dental care. Unfortunately, some bad dental habits can get in the way. Find out how to cure bad dental habits today.

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4 Bright Ideas in Teeth Whitening

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Everyone wants a whiter smile, but not everyone knows how to whiten teeth. The trend of teeth whitening has been going strong for years, but new developments in dental care have led to these four whitening winners.

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Dental Care Tips for Braces

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Braces for kids and adults are orthodontics designed to restore alignment of the teeth and correct speech impediments due to poorly aligned teeth. Although braces often seem like a hassle and require great care, they are well worth the sacrifice. To maximize the outcomes of enduring braces, proper care is essential. Proper brushing and flossing techniques with braces will ensure […]

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Tips and Tricks for Proper Tooth Brushing

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Given that you were taught how to brush your teeth when you were a small child, the suggestion that you need to relearn the proper brushing technique may seem a little bit silly. However, despite the fact that brushing should be a fundamental part of your dental care regimen, you may in fact need a few pointers in order to […]

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Flossing and Brushing Can Help End Bad Breath

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While bad breath is rather common, it’s also rather embarrassing and probably something you’d rather not face. So the best ways to keep your breath clean and fresh is by maintaining good dental care, making regular visits to an expert in family dentistry, and knowing what’s going to make your breath bad.

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Tooth Sensitivity: Triggers and Treatments

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Anyone who has ever felt a sudden rush of pain while biting into an ice cream cone will agree that tooth sensitivity is no fun at all. Whether the triggers of this type of discomfort happen to be cold drinks, hot foods or even particularly acidic items, sufferers everywhere would surely welcome a solution. Fortunately, sensitive teeth that result from […]

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What to Look For When Selecting a Dentist

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Routine visits to the dentist are an essential part of any plan to keep teeth and gums healthy and to prevent oral health issues well into the future. Because the relationship you establish with a dentist is an important one, it pays to take great care in order to select a practice that is well suited to your specific needs […]

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Dental Emergency: When to See a Dentist

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Emergencies are an inevitable part of life and being prepared can make all the difference in the outcome of an emergency. Dental emergencies are no different than medical emergencies. Understanding what needs to be done in the event of an emergency dental situation can ensure that the victim retains the health of their teeth, gums, and surrounding tissues of the […]

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When Ice is Your Enemy – How You Can Battle Sensitive Teeth

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Having sensitive teeth can take all the fun out of eating your favorite foods or drinking a cold beverage. You may even feel discomfort when breathing in cold air. If your tooth sensitivity is interfering with your life or getting steadily worse, seek dental care immediately to determine the root cause. An affordable dentist can determine the underlying problem and […]

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