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Nutrition and Oral Health

What you consume has a lot to do with your oral health. What you eat and drink does affect your...

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Aligners or Braces?

Everyone is pretty familiar with braces, a tangle of metal wires and metal bands placed in your mouth by an...

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Should You Chew Gum?

First of all, it does depend upon what gum you choose to chew.  If it is sugarless and has the...

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Why Choose Columbia Dental?

Everyone should have a local dentist where they can get their teeth cleaned at least twice a year.  A place...

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The Ins and Outs of Dental Insurance

When you see the words dental insurance you automatically think "oh, it’s like medical insurance" and I need to tell...

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Anbesol: Instant Pain Relief?

It’s the weekend, around 7 pm and you feel this dull ache in the upper right quadrant of your mouth. ...

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Listerine: “Kills germs that cause bad breath” – Really?

Let’s talk about mouthwash, in particular Listerine.  It sounds like a wonder product, doesn’t it?  A capful in your mouth,...

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Electric Toothbrush vs a Manual Toothbrush

When you go for a teeth cleaning at the dentist’s office you usually leave with a toothbrush and a tube...

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Bad Breath: Its Causes and How to Avoid it

Bad Breath (otherwise known as halitosis) affects approximately one in four people.  This widespread issue is not only caused by...

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What are the Different Types of Toothpaste?

​Toothpastes can be so confusing, there are so many types and brands.  What should you use?  Agents used with a...

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