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There are so many benefits to breastfeeding your newborn baby. It enables your baby to fight off infections. Breastfeeding also helps to ward off a number of health risks that include ear infections, pediatric obesity, and asthma. You may be surprised to find out that...

There is a silent battle always raging in your mouth. This is between oral bacteria, acids in foods and drinks on one side, and your natural defenses against those threats on the other. The things that you do or don’t do can tip the balance...

Did you know that gum disease is one of the most common diseases in America? Over 80% of adults experience a certain form of it without even knowing. That is why you need to know the following facts about gum disease. It is silent.  A majority of...

Statistics show that in 2015 alone, Americans spent more than $11 billion on teeth whitening. More than $1.4 billion of that sum went to at-home teeth whitening products. These statistics show that there are lots of people with stained or discolored teeth, and there is...

How to Stop Bleeding Gums Do you experience bleeding from your gums when you brush your teeth? Don’t be overly alarmed by the sight of blood in the sink. Bleeding from your gums is very common, to the degree that the majority of us will have...

What do you think of when you hear the word acid? There are good chances that you recall the way you feel after eating the extra cheese double pepperoni pizza last week, with heartburn and indigestion, making you feel less than comfortable. You may also...

You’ve heard it all too many times before. Going to the dentist twice a year can help you ensure good oral health is maintained. During the visits, the dentists can also help inform you of preventative measures to take for any issues that may be...

The start of the New Year is the perfect opportunity to take better care of your health, including your oral health. January is a fresh start and ideal for establishing those healthy habits that will see you looking and feeling your very best. Whether it’s...

Many people are unaware that they could save hundreds of dollars by utilizing their dental insurance benefits before the year comes to an end. This is especially true for people whose dental insurance plans are based on a calendar year, rather than on a fiscal...

A tooth extraction is a dental procedure through which a tooth is removed from its socket. This procedure can be performed by either a general dentist or an oral surgeon. Our goal at ThoroughDent Smiles is to preserve your natural teeth, but in some situations,...