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8 Tips to Get Rid of Bad Breath

October 28, 2021

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woman checking to see if she has bad breath in Sparks

Are you a resident of the Sparks area who suffers from bad breath and is looking for a solution? Bad breath can cause you to feel self-conscious and make it difficult to feel comfortable in social situations. Luckily, there are several ways to get rid of it and start feeling more confident in yourself and your smile. Here are eight tips you can try to prevent or get rid of bad breath.

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The Top 3 Dirtiest Items in Your Bathroom

October 13, 2021

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toothbrush holder in Sparks with toothbrushes

What do you think the dirtiest surfaces in your home are? Believe it or not, the toilet doesn’t even crack the top five. Even so, three of the dirtiest items in your home are located in your bathroom and may mean bad news for your oral health. To make sure you keep your teeth and the rest of your body healthy, read on to learn about three of the dirtiest objects in your home and how to keep them clean.

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The Healthy Way to Celebrate National Coffee Day!

September 30, 2021

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Women enjoying coffee

Getting up and going in the morning isn’t always the easiest task, but sometimes it is necessary in order to have a productive start. Fortunately, a hot cup of coffee is available to help. According to the United States Coffee Association, over half of American adults drink coffee each day. It has all sorts of different benefits for your body, but you might not know exactly how it is affecting your smile. As National Coffee Day approaches within the next month, you may benefit from knowing a little more about how your oral health is affected. Continue reading to learn more.

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Take Years Off Your Smile

September 17, 2021

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Man smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Aging occurs over time, and unfortunately, we don’t have any control over it. Ultimately, your smile will begin to show your years. The good news is that with modern dental technology, there are all sorts of ways that you can expand the youth of your smile and keep it looking healthy. After all, it is important that you feel confident when you show off your pearly whites. Continue reading to learn about the cosmetic issues that can occur as a result of age and how you can combat them.

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How a Healthy Mouth Can Fortify Your Immune System

August 3, 2021

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young man smiling and laughing

The divide between your oral and bodily is not as black and white as it may seem. A problem in one system can affect the performance of another, even though it might not seem obvious. Thus, practicing good oral hygiene is not only crucial for a healthy smile, but a healthy body too. Did you know that maintaining good oral health can keep your immune system strong and working properly? It’s true! Read on to learn more about their relationship and what you can do to fortify your immune system.

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Am I Too Old for SureSmile Clear Aligners?

July 16, 2021

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Mature woman giving thumbs up for clear aligners for seniors

Often, advertisements for clear aligners feature young adults. Certainly, young people love this type of orthodontic treatment for its convenience and subtle appearance. But what if you have a little more life experience under your belt? You might wonder, “Am I too old for clear aligners?” You’ll be happy to learn that the answer to that question is no. Clear aligner treatments, including SureSmile, are designed to be suitable for adults of virtually all ages. Let’s talk about why older individuals can enjoy a successful teeth-straightening journey.

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Is Swimming Bad for Your Teeth?

June 28, 2021

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happy family swimming in a pool

Now that another sweltering Nevada summer is here, you and your family members are looking for ways to beat the heat. One classic way to cool off is by hopping in the local swimming pool. While swimming is a great form of exercise, you may have never considered – is swimming bad for your teeth? Keep reading to learn how swimming in a pool can affect your smile’s health and how you can avoid a trip to the emergency dentist’s office this summer.

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How to Prevent Dental Emergencies from Ruining Your Summer Vacation

June 2, 2021

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happy couple on the beach

As the restrictions that were in place last summer begin to lift, you probably have so many fun plans lined up for the next few months. If you’re like most people, you and your family are thinking about getting out of town for a cross-country road trip or a flight to an exotic beach. The last thing you need during your adventure is a painful dental emergency. The following tips can help you prevent dental emergencies from ruining your summer vacation.

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Watch Out for These Signs That You Need Dental Fillings

May 21, 2021

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man who needs dental fillings holding his cheek in pain

Even though dental care is more effective and accessible than ever before, tooth decay is still one of the most common chronic health conditions in the United States. According to the American Dental Association, tooth decay is five times more common than asthma, and the average adult has three teeth with untreated cavities. Because cavities are so prevalent, it’s important to recognize when you might need a filling to treat them. Let’s talk about how to know when you need dental fillings and which type you should choose.

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6 Tips for Cleaning Your SureSmile Clear Aligners

May 6, 2021

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smiling man holding a SureSmile clear aligner

Do you wish your teeth weren’t so crooked? If so, there’s good news – traditional bracket-and-wire braces are no longer your only option. These days, there are plenty of choices when it comes to straightening your teeth, such as SureSmile clear aligners. This solution uses see-through plastic trays to shift your teeth into the correct positions more discreetly and comfortably than metal braces. SureSmile is incredibly effective and beneficial, but you’ll still need to put some effort into caring for clear aligners. Here are six easy tips for keeping your SureSmile aligners clean.

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