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Why Oral Hygiene Is Important

Oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your health on a daily basis. It can have an impact not only on your oral health, but on your entire body. Oral Hygiene Can Prevent Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease is when your gums become infected. Bacteria start out clinging to the

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We are finally moved!

5 years ago I started Ascent Dental from scratch with a vision. I selected a great space for that long term vision and began my journey. Fast forward 5 years and here we are, at a brand new facility. Why the move? My 5 year contract expired and renegotions began,  unfortunately a deal was not

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Electric Toothbrush vs. Regular

It’s possible to get good oral hygiene with both regular and electric toothbrushes. Both types of toothbrushes have benefits, so either one may be right for you. Benefits of a Regular Toothbrush A regular toothbrush has many benefits to recommend it, including: Inexpensive Require no electricity Convenient for travel Often more comfortable to hold These

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What to Do When You Chip a Tooth

When you chip a tooth, the most important thing is to see a dentist right away. It’s not always easy to tell whether you’ve done serious damage to your tooth or not, so don’t put off a dental visit thinking it’s just a minor problem. Before You Can Get to the Dentist You may not

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When to Remove Wisdom Teeth

Although most people seem to need their wisdom teeth removed, it’s not always necessary. It’s important to remember that removing wisdom teeth is not always recommended. However, there are many reasons why you might want your wisdom teeth removed, such as: They cause crowding and orthodontic problems They cause pain They have become infected They

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Choosing the Best Toothbrush

If there’s one piece of personal hygiene equipment you make sure you use at least twice a day, it should be your toothbrush. Brushing your teeth twice a day is crucial to your oral hygiene. You’re going to be using it for the next three months (that’s 180 uses, for those of you that like

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How Often Should You Visit the Dentist?

As with all health recommendations, there is no single rule for how often you should have your regular dental checkups and cleanings that works for everyone. For decades, dentists have generally recommended that people should have routine cleanings every six months or so (twice a year), but this is just a general guideline and may

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How to Handle a Broken Tooth

If you have injured a tooth and don’t know how severely, it’s time to get to a dentist. You may not feel or hear the tooth breaking, but you may find the small piece of tooth in your mouth, or your tongue may feel the suddenly sharp area left behind by the break. How Quickly

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The Secret to Keeping Your Teeth White

Healthy teeth are attractive teeth, so if you’re looking out for the health of your teeth with proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits you’re already doing a lot to help keep your teeth white and attractive. However, there are also a few more things you can do to keep your teeth looking their best.

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