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Trivia Fun: The History of Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

Posted on December 20th, 2017 by citydental

History of Toothbrushes Toothbrushing tools date back to 3500-3000 BC when the Babylonians and the Egyptians made a brush by fraying the end of a twig. Tombs of the ancient Egyptians have been found containing toothsticks alongside their owners. Around 1600BC, the Chinese developed “chewing sticks” which were made from aromatic tree twigs to freshen […]

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How to Enjoy Holiday Sweets AND Protect Your Teeth

Posted on December 12th, 2017 by citydental

Eating a lot of holiday sweets may satisfy that “sweet tooth,” but too much of a good thing might lead to unintended results for your teeth and gums, according to an American Dental Association consumer advisor. “If you don’t bother to properly clean your teeth, the results might be tooth decay, periodontal disease and possible […]

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Teeth Whitening: 5 Things to Know About Getting a Brighter Smile

Posted on November 26th, 2017 by citydental

Brushing and flossing are everyday ways to keep your teeth bright, white and healthy. Still, if you might feel like your smile is lacking some sparkle or is more yellow than it used to be, you’re not alone. When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked people what they’d most like to improve about their smile, the most common response […]

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What to Eat When You’re Having Dental Issues

Posted on November 11th, 2017 by citydental

You know that what you eat directly impacts your health, and that includes the health of your teeth and gums. But it can work the other way around too. If you have had certain dental problems or procedures, the health and comfort of your teeth and gums can directly impact what you eat. Here are […]

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Are Dental Implants the Right Choice For Me?

Posted on October 25th, 2017 by citydental

If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable or don’t want to have good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option for you.

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Know Before You Go: Root Canals

Posted on October 16th, 2017 by citydental

  If you’ve been told you need a root canal or are scheduled for one soon, you’re in the right place. This is your guide to everything you should know before getting a root canal as well as what to expect during the procedure. By the end of this post, you’ll know: – Exactly what questions […]

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10 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 by citydental

Does drinking an ice cold beverage cause dental discomfort? Or do you find yourself wincing when you brush or floss? You could have what’s known as tooth sensitivity. You don’t have to put up with the pain, however. There are things you can do to lessen tooth sensitivity and improve your oral health, says Leslie […]

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Oral Hygiene and Your Overall Health

Posted on September 14th, 2017 by citydental

How well you care for your teeth and gums has a powerful effect on your overall health. Neglecting your oral health leads to more than just sore teeth and bad breath — it can open the door to all sorts of health problems, including some pretty nasty diseases like oral cancer. Researchers have found possible connections between […]

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Tooth Decay? Don’t Delay Treatment

Posted on August 31st, 2017 by citydental

Even after trying your best to prevent tooth decay, sometimes the dentist finds a little cavity or two. It may be tempting to put off tooth decay treatment when you’re not feeling any pain, but procrastination comes with a price: Tooth decay doesn’t repair itself, and what starts out as a minor problem can quickly […]

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Who Needs Tooth Bonding?

Posted on August 16th, 2017 by citydental

No one has perfect teeth. Aging, dental hygiene and previous injuries or accidents can all affect the form and function of your teeth. Luckily, there are many dental procedures designed to improve the way your teeth look and function, such as bonding. The process of bonding teeth has a few advantages over options such as […]

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