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Losing Baby Teeth

Do you know who loves teeth as much as we do? The Tooth Fairy! She must be extra special because she's celebrated two times every year - on February 28 and August 22. Since National Tooth Fairy Day was on Saturday, we want to recognize our favorite tooth collector and offer some insight about losing…
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Back to School Dental Checklist

Can you believe it's already back-to-school time again? Along with stocking up on school supplies and the fall's latest fashions, health checkups are an important part of preparing for the school year. The typical items include routine physicals, immunizations, hearing and vision tests. Don't Forget Dental Exams Many people may not think of scheduling a…
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Marijuana & Cotton Mouth

Colorado has long attracted tourists from around the world, who come to marvel at the majestic Rockies. But now visitors are coming for a different reason...you guessed it! Legalized marijuana. If you're planning to partake, it's important to be aware of the side effects, one of which is dry mouth. THC Causes Dry Mouth Dry…
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Microbeads Are a Major Problem

Just a few years ago, microbeads (a.k.a. Polyethylene plastic beads) popped up on the personal care product scene. You likely noticed them appearing in face scrubs, body washes and various brands of toothpaste. It was advertised that the microbeads would make your breath extra fresh and minty. But, the truth is, there's no need to…
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How Acid Affects Your Teeth

We all know that sugar isn't good for our teeth. But what about the harmful effects of acid on our pearly whites? Acid can cause your teeth to lose enamel, which protects them from decay. Citric acid is found in various beverages, from fruit juices to sodas and sports drinks. But the worst offender is…
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