17 June 2015
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Food and Drink: A Few Options Surprisingly Bad For Teeth

When we consume sugar, it works with mouth bacteria to form acids, which subsequently wreck havoc on teeth. And while candy and carbohydrates are well-known tooth decay culprits, there’s numerous food and drink options surprisingly terrible for pearly whites. Be sure to talk to your Carson family dentist if you have any diet questions regarding […]


15 June 2015
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Is Your Toothbrush Really Clean?

How clean is your toothbrush? Variations of the cleaning implement have existed for over 5,000 years, including those made with bone, ivory, wood, and hog bristles. The nylon-bristled toothbrush was invented in 1938, and both manual and electronic toothbrushes are available today. Each does a thorough job of cleaning teeth, though power versions are generally […]


12 June 2015
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Communal Bathrooms and Toothbrush Contamination

Remember you communal bathroom in college? Did you store your toothbrush in said bathroom? Recent research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology confirmed the “transmission of fecal coliforms” in communal bathrooms at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. “The main concern is not with the presence of your own fecal matter […]


10 June 2015
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Men’s Health Week: Dental Health Advice

Since this week is Men’s Health Week and Sunday is Father’s Day, let’s celebrate with a few dental health tips for men. Both the American Dental Association and Anthem, Inc. have outlined key dental health tips men need to use, as they’re less likely to take care of oral health needs according to the Academy […]


3 June 2015
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Flossing and Brushing: Which Comes First?

Flossing and Brushing: Which Comes First?   Is it better to floss before you brush? Or brush before you floss? Dentists have different takes on the subject, with American Dental Association spokesperson Dr. Edmond R. Hewlett putting it this way: “Let’s face human nature, if you’re going to skip one, which one will you skip?” […]

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