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16 Best Dental Products to Improve Your Oral Health- Dental Hygienist Recommendations

Best Dental Products to Improve Your Oral Health-Dental Hygienist Recommendations Best Dental Products to Improve Your Oral Health- Are you looking to step up you oral care game? Are you tired of bad check ups from the dentist? Do you have bleeding gums, gum disease, cavities or bad breath? Do you want a whiter, brighter, healthier smile? If any of the above rings true, stay tuned, I am here to […]

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A Complete Dental Frenectomy Guide

Dental Frenectomy guide Of all medical procedures carried out on infants, a frenectomy is one of the most common.  A frenectomy is a name given to procedures that involve cutting of any of the body’s binding tissue. Usually, frenectomies are carried out on the genitals. Like in the event of circumcision. But in some cases, a frenectomy is used to mean an oral procedure that stops a lip tie or […]

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Dealing With Hyperdontia: Supernumerary Teeth

Dealing With Hyperdontia: Supernumerary Teeth Supernumerary teeth or hyperdontia is a dental condition whereby the number of teeth that grow in the mouth exceeds the regular 20 primary teeth or the 32 permanent teeth. The condition is called hyperdontia and the extra teeth are called supernumerary teeth. These extra teeth can grow anywhere on the gum in the mouth, mostly on the dental arches. Children experience hyperdontia when they still […]

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Implant Retained Dentures Guide

Are Implant Retained Dentures Suitable For You? If you have been looking into a good option to replace your missing teeth or existing denture, read this article on implant retained dentures. Visits to the dentist go beyond trying to ensure that the teeth and gums are healthy. Our daily lives affect our dental health and for various reasons, we may suffer the loss of teeth. The extraction of a decaying […]

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Should You Pull a Loose Baby Tooth? + Tips on How to Pull a Loose Tooth

Should You Pull Baby Teeth? It has become a common practice among parents to pull out loose baby teeth dangling in their child’s mouth. In some cases, it may be a baby tooth trying to make way for the permanent tooth, or an accidental impact on the tooth causing it to leave its base (the gum) and causing the child some discomfort.  The question remains: Should you pull a loose […]

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What You Should Know About Dental Sealants

What You Should Know About Dental Sealants Cavities and bacterial infections in the mouth are common problems experienced by both children and adults. So there is always a need to take extra care of the teeth. Brushing the teeth and flossing regularly are recommended ways to take care of your teeth, but getting to down in the deep grooves of the teeth may prove impossible sometimes.  The invention of tooth […]

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A Guide To 12 Year Molars

A Guide To 12 Year Molars As children develop into teenagers, they will start to experience different physical changes some of which involve their teeth. And that’s why it’s necessary to talk about 12 year molars in this piece. You’re probably thinking of what it was like when your little one started growing their teeth as a baby. If you are having troubling thoughts, there’s really no need to be […]

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Lip Biting After Dental Work

Lip Biting After Dental Work When it comes to dental procedures in kids, child lip biting after dental work is a very common complication with some children and can also happen to their their cheeks and tongues.  The reason that children do this is simple. It could be because the child cannot feel anything so they accidentally bite or chew on the area or it could be because of the […]

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How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces

How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces- Proper Brushing and Flossing Oral Hygiene Tips for Braces

Oral Hygiene with Braces: Brushing and Flossing Correctly Brushing and flossing is a skill learned at a young age. When you get braces, those same oral hygiene techniques you have been using will need to be tweaked to properly care for your braces. In this article we will discuss how to brush your teeth with braces and also how to floss your teeth with braces. The right way. You’ve finally […]

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Guide to Mouth Taping

Guide to Mouth Taping Today, lots of Americans aren’t getting adequate levels of sleep and this is usually a result of sleeping disorders. A lack of sufficient sleep time eventually leads to a plethora of problems (some of which affect oral health). Luckily, with the help of a simple technique called mouth taping, you finally have a fighting chance over your sleeping woes.  This simple, inexpensive method of mouth taping […]

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12 Best Oral Care Products for Cancer Patients & Helpful Advice

Best Oral for Cancer Patients Going through cancer treatment like chemotherapy can be a very trying and tiring thing to endure both mentally and physically. Cancer treatments take a major toll on the body, especially the oral cavity. Here at Toothbrush Life, we have put together a helpful list of the best oral care products for cancer patients and included some helpful tips and advice. Oral health and cancer A […]

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Top Dental Pick-Twice Toothpaste Review

My new favorite toothpaste: Twice toothpaste review My favorite part about this job? Getting to try out all the latest and newest dental products. I absolutely love trying all the new dental products as they come out. This one really blew me away…so much that I had to stop and share it with you! Check out my latest discovery in this Twice toothpaste review. Bonus, my readers all get a […]

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Thumb Sucking Device – Instant Cure for Thumb Sucking- TGuard Review

As a pediatric dental hygienist, I am often asked about ways to stop thumb sucking and finger sucking. I have tried and tested just about every thumb sucking product and thumb sucking device there is. Finally a parent’s prayers are answered. The TGuard is an anti thumb sucking device that helps to stop thumb sucking almost instantly and easily. Before we get into the anti thumb sucking device, let’s discuss […]

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10 Useful Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

With dental appointments, often comes stress and anxiety. When the author of this article approached me to collaborate on a “ways to relieve stress and anxiety article”, I knew it would be a perfect fit for my readers. Here are 10 useful ways to relieve stress and anxiety. 10 Useful Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety 1. Consider Supplements Several supplements are used to reduce stress and anxiety. Here is […]

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The Ultimate Best Tooth Fairy Ideas List!

Losing baby teeth is such a special milestone for parents and children alike. It represents a child’s transition from a tiny, small child to a child who is starting to grow up and get their big adult teeth. When preparing for the Tooth Fairy arrival, these Tooth Fairy Ideas can help make the experience truly magical. Sometimes you will find your child extra curious about the Tooth Fairy experience. These […]

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A Guide to Sports Mouth Guards

Sports Mouth Guards- Why you need to wear a mouth guard for sports Why it is important to wear a sports mouth guard to protect your teeth during contact sports. What sports should you wear a mouth guard? Contact sports and dental injuries are not strangers to each other. In fact, they go hand in hand. This is the reason why you have to protect your mouth and that of […]

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Energy Drinks and Oral Health-Dangers to your Teeth

Dangers of energy drinks and oral health Soft drinks or soda have become an common part of life of the average 21st-century human. You can get them everywhere you turn. The ready availability of this soda and energy drinks is, however, not without consequence. These soda and energy drinks have sugar and soda constituents that can cause some damage to the teeth and compromise your oral health. Are energy drinks […]

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10 Essential Oils for Gum Disease

Essential Oils for Gum Disease Essential oils are famous for their therapeutic and healing properties. The use of essential oils is not new; they have been used for centuries.  Now, the essential oils have been in use for health care. People are using essential oils for the aromatherapy and even sometimes ingestion for specific benefits. Essential oils are cheap and the can be a great way to treat gingivitis. There […]

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Functions of the Teeth- What Do the 4 Teeth Types Do?

Functions of the teeth: Why are teeth all different shapes and sizes? Your teeth all have different jobs. The teeth all serve different functions and provide different benefits. They allow you to chew your food so you can easily digest it. There are four different types of teeth and each performs different functions.  Four Types of Teeth and Their Functions We have a total of four different types of teeth, […]

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12 EASY Ways- How to Stop Thumb Sucking

How to Stop Thumb Sucking Lots of children love thumb sucking as it can be a big source of comfort for them. But you can’t allow them to do it forever. But when should they stop? At some point in time, you start feeling that “enough is enough.” In this article, you will find out what can thumb sucking do to your teeth and some helpful tools and tips to […]

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9 Surprising Xylitol Oral Health Benefits!

Benefits of Xylitol for Oral health Have you been wondering why dental companies have started making their products with xylitol? There are many incredible xylitol oral health benefits. Most people probably can’t or at least don’t want to do without the consumption of sweetened things. However, when you eat food that contains ordinary sugar called sucrose, bacteria present in the mouth is given something that they can feed on. This […]

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CBD and Oral Health- 5 Surprising Benefits You’ll Want to Know

A Guide To CBD And Oral Health I know you have been hearing all the buzz about CBD lately. CBD has many benefits and more and more people are discovering CBD and oral health benefits. Thanks to science, there are now a plethora of dental products on the market. Sadly, too many Americans still do not treat their oral health as something important.  Did you know that the CDC estimates […]

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General Dentist vs. Pediatric Dentist- 5 Reasons to Switch

General Dentist vs. Pediatric Dentist Have you been questions whether you should bring your child to your dentist or to a pediatric dentist? As a pediatric dental hygienist, I am often asked the difference in a general dentist vs. pediatric dentist. Dentists are oral health doctors who specialize in dentistry, the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral diseases. There are many different types of dentist. There are general dentists and […]

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Probiotics for Oral Health: 7 Dental Conditions They Treat

Probiotics for oral health Also known as friendly bacteria, these live microorganisms called probiotics can benefit your health. Researchers are now looking into probiotics for oral health and have observed that they are a natural and effective way to get rid of plaque and bad breath, as well as gum disease. Including probiotic foods when eating can help to tackle the progression of an oral disease-causing infection. Here, we take […]

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