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700 BC – The First Bridges The first society to use dental bridges and appliances were the Etruscans, starting around 700 BC. This image shows a similar dental bridge created by the Egyptians that uses gold wires to hold the teeth together. This is also the first incarnation of a cosmetic dental practice that would come to be known as…
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What Do You See? Find out what’s normal According to research, one person in three believes it’s normal to see blood in the sink after brushing their teeth. Not true. Bleeding gums are commonly a sign of gum disease. If plaque-the sticky biofilm you can feel on your teeth-is not removed with regular brushing, flossing, and professional cleaning, it will…
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Nation Woman’s Health Week National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to help women understand what steps they can take to improve their health. The 16th annual…
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Brighter Teeth & A Healthier Smile A healthy diet and smart choices can help keep your teeth bright and your gums healthy. WHAT YOU CAN DO For good oral health, enjoy foods that are rich in vitamin C, D, calcium, and omega 3s. Avoid sugary or acidic food that can cause enamel erosion and coffee, tea, and red wine which…
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Parent Tip: Only Allow Kids to Brush Their Own Teeth Once They Can Tie Their Own Shoes If you’re a parent, you have probably struggled with your kids over tooth brushing many, many times. Over time, they will surely grow to like brushing their teeth-but only if THEY are the one doing it. They shout, “I DO IT!” while trying…
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We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website! It was designed and built by Innovation Simple, a Utah based digital marketing agency. It’s built on a content management platform that allows for easy maintenance, and will be easy to update and expand with fresh content, especially through its built-in blogging capability. We welcome your comments about our…
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