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Bad Breath & How To Prevent It

Whenever I have a new patient in my chair, I always ask this same question: “As your dental provider, what would you like me to do to improve the health of your mouth?” One of the most common responses I get is, “How do I get rid of bad breath?” 

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Fresh Oral Health Resolutions That Go Beyond Brushing

You’ve spent nearly your whole life brushing and flossing your teeth and attending regular dental appointments in order to keep your mouth healthy. But there are plenty of reasons why you might want to go beyond these basic steps to achieve even better oral health in the new year. Whether

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How to Get Rid of Garlic Breath

As a dentist, I watch what I eat for lunch because no one wants to be seen by a dentist who’s had a huge bowl of garlicy pasta right before the appointment. We’re also pretty used to patients who come in after chowing down garlic mashed potatoes with a garlic

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Probiotics Good for Oral Health

Probiotics are live micro-organisms, which are thought to be beneficial to the stomach. However, a new study out of Spain finds they are also good for your teeth. Researchers at International University in Barcelona, Spain, looked at the effects of probiotics on gingivitis, bad breath and cavity development. Researchers found

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Cheese Please for Healthy Teeth

It is our goal as dentists to inform our patients f their current oral conditions, and to provide multiple treatment plan options to choose from that will improve their oral condition. We understand that it is not realistic, or practical, to assume that every patient wants the ideal treatment plan,

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Which toothpaste do you use Dr. Drews?

This is a question that I get almost once a week.  Having the opportunity to just go to my supply room and grab my favorite brand makes it too easy for me.  I wanted to put together a blog that explains how to select a toothpaste from the drug store

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