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Oral Hygiene

Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush

North Raleigh Dentist: Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush

You would never doubt the importance of regularly brushing your teeth (right?!), but how much attention do you give to your toothbrush itself? Your toothbrush is actually your first line of defense against cavities, gum disease, and other serious dental problems. By properly cleaning, storing, and replacing your toothbrush, you can encourage long lasting oral…

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Fight Bad Breath Blog

North Raleigh Dentist: Foods That Fight Bad Breath

Before we start, nothing can substitute good oral hygiene. You know the routine; brush twice a day, floss daily and never skip your six-month dental cleaning with your favorite North Raleigh NC dentist. Might sound boring, but maintaining good oral care will help ensure your teeth last a lifetime and help your co-worker from fleeing…

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Why Do I Need Regular Dental Exams?

Are you curious as to what the point of regular dental exams are? Sure, you know they help clean your teeth but if you brush and floss daily, is it really necessary? Yes. Yes. YES. Even those who take tremendous care of their mouths should have routine maintenance. And the best part with Creedmoor Road…

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Raleigh Dentist Discusses Spooky Plaque

The scariest part of Halloween is the damage all that candy does to your teeth! Spooky plaque feeds off sugar, allowing it to rapidly spread and take over your mouth. Plaque buildup can cause gum disease, bad breath, sensitive teeth, and even tooth decay. Remember, plaque build up is like a ghost! Permanent effects of…

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Chewing Gum to Save Your Teeth

It’s true! Chewing gum- the right kind of gum- can actually help to prevent tooth decay! Contrary to popular belief chewing gum has been approved by the ADA as beneficial in the fight against cavities. Talk to Dr. Lee Allen at your next visit to our Raleigh, NC family dentist office to find out which sugar…

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