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Find the teeth whitening method that works best for your smile and your budget. #teethwhitening #basicbudgeting #sparklingsmiles #prettypennies

Find the teeth whitening method that works best for your smile and your budget. #teethwhitening #basicbudgeting #sparklingsmiles #prettypennies

Is your tongue trying to tell you something? #oralhealth #oralhealthproblems #oralhealthconditions #tongue

Is your tongue trying to tell you something? #oralhealth #oralhealthproblems #oralhealthconditions #tongue

Clean your teeth by eating a few carrots at the end of your summer picnic.

Clean your teeth by eating a few carrots at the end of your summer picnic.

The average person only brushes 45 to 70 seconds a day, while it’s recommended that you brush for 2 minutes twice a day.

The average person only brushes 45 to 70 seconds a day, while it’s recommended that you brush for 2 minutes twice a day.

Regular consumption of green tea may help promote healthy teeth and gums.

Regular consumption of green tea may help promote healthy teeth and gums.

Dental plaque is made up of more than 300 types of bacteria. Brush twice a day and floss daily to reduce plaque.

Dental plaque is made up of more than 300 types of bacteria. Brush twice a day and floss daily to reduce plaque.

People who drink 3 or more glasses of soda each day have 62% more tooth decay, fillings and tooth loss than others.

People who drink 3 or more glasses of soda each day have 62% more tooth decay, fillings and tooth loss than others.

Don’t just stand there while you brush twice a day! Here are a few things to do while brushing for two minutes.

Don’t just stand there while you brush twice a day! Here are a few things to do while brushing for two minutes.

If you don’t floss, you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces. Make sure you brush and floss twice a day!

If you don’t floss, you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces. Make sure you brush and floss twice a day!

Don’t have time to brush your teeth after lunch? Eating an apple produces saliva in your mouth, which rinses away bacteria and food particles, and the fibrous texture of the fruit also stimulates the gums. Pack an apple in your lunch to give your mouth a good scrubbing to tide you over until you can brush.

Don’t have time to brush your teeth after lunch? Eating an apple produces saliva in your mouth, which rinses away bacteria and food particles, and the fibrous texture of the fruit also stimulates the gums. Pack an apple in your lunch to give your mouth a good scrubbing to tide you over until you can brush.

Say what? There are times when brushing your teeth can be BAD?! It's true! Avoid brushing after these 5 times...

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Say what? There are times when brushing your teeth can be BAD?! It's true! Avoid brushing after these 5 times...

If you brush and floss regularly and steer clear of Laffy Taffy, you might think you’ve got great oral hygiene. Not so fast. Many seemingly innocent everyday habits can damage your teeth-causing decay, eroding enamel or literally cracking teeth in half. #Dental #YouShouldKNow #FYI

15 Things That Dentists Never Ever Do

If you brush and floss regularly and steer clear of Laffy Taffy, you might think you’ve got great oral hygiene. Not so fast. Many seemingly innocent everyday habits can damage your teeth-causing decay, eroding enamel or literally cracking teeth in half. #Dental #YouShouldKNow #FYI

Smoking is for chimneys, imaginary dragons and serious Texas barbecue. If you aren't any of those things, you should reconsider your tobacco-filled habits. Here's why:

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Smoking is for chimneys, imaginary dragons and serious Texas barbecue. If you aren't any of those things, you should reconsider your tobacco-filled habits. Here's why:

The secret to having braces only once? Wear your retainer!

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The secret to having braces only once? Wear your retainer!

Have braces? Enjoy your favorite foods with this Ortho-DO!

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Have braces? Enjoy your favorite foods with this Ortho-DO!