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How to Clean Your Tongue

Do you have a white coating on the surface of your tongue? Don’t be embarrassed—most people have this. This coating is a bit like the plaque that coats your teeth; like plaque, it’s made up of food residue and bacteria, and when it’s not removed, it can impact your...

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When Should Your Child Have Their First Dental Appointment?

If you’re the parent or caregiver of young children and wondering when you should start bringing them to the dentist, you’re not alone—it’s one of the most common questions parents have about children’s dentistry. Some people will tell you that there’s no need to see...

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How Often Do You Need to Go to the Dentist?

It doesn’t matter if you're seven-years-old or 70, the recommendation is the same—you need to go to the dentist every six months for optimal oral health. Your dental visits are about much more than your teeth because your oral health is closely linked to your overall...

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How to choose the Right Dentist for You

Choosing a new dentist can be an overwhelming process. Decades ago, it may have only been a matter of thumbing through the phone book or asking a neighbour for a recommendation, but these days, you can spend hours online looking at dentist’s websites, reading customer...

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Why Do I Have Bad Breath After Brushing My Teeth?

You brush your teeth everyday, but like clockwork, a few hours pass and your breath is not-so-fresh. It’s a frustrating problem that many people face, but the good news is that bad breath is a fairly easy problem to solve once you determine the root cause. Here are...

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How Often Should You Buy A New Toothbrush?

You know you need to replace your toothbrush, and yet it’s so tempting to keep it just a little while longer…surely it won’t hurt to get a few more weeks of use out of it, right? Well, we hate to be the bearers of bad news, but it’s actually quite important to switch...

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How to Find a Good Cosmetic Dentist

Finding the best cosmetic dentist near you can take a bit of research, but it’s worth the time and effort. Cosmetic dentistry is an investment in yourself and you want to be sure you’ll be happy with the results! Here are some helpful tips on how to find a good...

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How to Brush Your Teeth For Kids

Brushing is a skill that children learn with teaching, guidance and practice. A parent’s role in their child’s oral hygiene routine starts in infancy and the method changes over the years. Mummy & daddy start using a finger to gently clean their child’s mouth even...

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5 Bad Brushing Habits to Avoid

Everyone thinks they know how to brush their teeth, but considering the fact that most of us learn to brush when we were toddlers, it’s quite easy to slip into bad habits without even realizing it. Here are five common bad brushing habits, along with tips for how to...

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What Is the Cost of Wisdom Teeth Removal in Auckland?

In need of wisdom teeth removal in the Auckland or Epsom area? Learn more about the costs of wisdom tooth extraction below. At Caring 4 Smiles, we offer patients the opportunity to have complex oral surgery done for a variety of dental issues. The usual telephone...

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