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How to Floss Correctly
added on: June 20, 2017

“Have you been flossing?” Your dental hygienist probably asks you that at every dentist appointment, and hopefully your answer is yes. But just because you floss regularly doesn’t mean you’re doing it right. That’s right; it’s more than just sawing a string back and forth between your teeth. We’ve put… Read More…

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I Brush & Floss Regularly, So Are Dental Cleanings Necessary?
added on: May 17, 2017

You follow your dentist’s instructions to brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day and floss every day. So, do you really need to visit the dentist every six months for a teeth cleaning? Surely the hygienist is just doing what you’re already doing, right? Not quite. While you… Read More…


Are Fluoride Treatments Necessary?
added on: April 17, 2017

When you brush your teeth with toothpaste, you get a bit of fluoride to protect your teeth from cavities and decay. Most cities also have fluoridated water to add to the health of your teeth, too. Most of the time when we hear about fluoride treatments, it’s for little kids,… Read More…


What Cosmetic Dental Treatment is Right for You?
added on: March 15, 2017

Are you unhappy with the way your teeth look? Do you hide your smile in photos or when you laugh? Being embarrassed about your teeth is a common problem we see in our patients. Whether it is discoloration, crookedness, or even chipped, broken, or uneven teeth, there are many reasons… Read More…


Do You Have Sensitive Teeth?
added on: February 14, 2017

When you drink hot or cold drinks, do you wince in pain? Does ice cream or piping hot soup make your teeth hurt? If you are noticing your teeth hurting with extreme temperatures, even cold air on your teeth, then you may have sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth may be aggravated… Read More…


Is Sugar the Culprit? Facts About Sugar & Oral Health
added on: January 3, 2017

More than likely, you’ve been told your entire life that sugar is bad for your teeth. And while it’s true that excessive sugar can be damaging to your dental health, it is still essential to most diets (in moderation, of course). So if you’re wondering if sugar is the culprit… Read More…


Dental Care While Traveling: 3 Important Tips
added on: December 7, 2016

Planning an upcoming trip? Whether you’re traveling be for business or pleasure, keeping up with dental care while you’re away is important. Still, maintaining excellent oral hygiene habits while on-the-go isn’t always easy; that’s why we’ve put together a few tips and tricks to help you plan accordingly. Keep Travel… Read More…

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What Exactly is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?
added on: November 2, 2016

At Caring Smiles Dental, we want to make sure your children are healthy and happy. From a young age, it is important for children to take care of their teeth in order to prevent cavities. Even though their baby teeth are temporary, children and infants are still susceptible to cavities… Read More…

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Dr. Allen Donates Sonicare Toothbrushes to Shepardson Elementary
added on: October 26, 2016

This year in celebration of back-to-school, Dr. Allen donated Sonicare toothbrushes to Shepardson Elementary. Kids dental health is very important, even when children still have their “baby” teeth. Taking care of your teeth through brushing and flossing prevents plaque, a thin and clear film of bacteria that sticks to your… Read More…

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Wacky Toothpaste Flavors
added on: September 14, 2016

Toothpaste…how interesting can it get? Well, gone are the days of plain spearmint, mint, or peppermint. Back in the day, toothpaste flavors (or dental cream, as it was once called by Colgate), were not meant to be exotic or interesting. Tastes and fashions have changed, and the 2000s are all… Read More…

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