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Dental Care Myths

1) MYTH: You don’t really need to floss if you brush your teeth really well. FACT: In 2016 the Departments of Agriculture and Health & Human Services removed the flossing recommendation from their dietary guidelines. The reason? The American Academy of Periodontology’s most recent study failed to demonstrate a benefit. Now before you go throwing […]

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Why Is Candy so Bad for Teeth?

With a lot of leftover candy around after Halloween, we thought it would be timely to examine candy’s effect on teeth, and what you can do about it. Why Is Candy so Bad for Teeth? Candy contributes to tooth decay, but not as directly as you might think. Sugar is the favorite food for harmful […]

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How to Prevent Stains on Teeth

The easiest action you can take to prevent staining your teeth is avoiding the products that stain your teeth: Black coffee Tea Red wine Soda Juice Popsicles or slushies Energy drinks Soy sauce Balsamic vinegar Tomato sauce Blueberries, cranberries, and raspberries Beets Curry Dark caramel and food colorings Candy Tobacco use (cigarettes, as well as […]

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Short answer: it depends. Some lucky people have enough room in their mouth so their wisdom teeth come in fully, are correctly positioned, and are able to be cleaned. But for the rest of us, wisdom teeth can cause all sorts of problems. How Do Wisdom Teeth Typically Come In? Each individual wisdom teeth can […]

FSA Eligible Dental Procedures

What Dental Services Are Covered by an FSA (Flexible Spending Account)?

Dental insurance typically isn’t very expensive. However, the coverage often isn’t as good as you would hope. Before we get into which procedures are eligible to use your FSA, let’s discuss why you even need an FSA in the first place. Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) can help save you money because they allow you to […]

How to Prepare Your Pearly Whites for the New School Year

How to Prepare Your Pearly Whites for the New School Year

While checking all the many back-to-school “to-do’s” off your list, don’t forget to consider something that is often disregarded: your dental hygiene. Here are 5 things you should do to prepare your teeth for the new school year.

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity and How You Can Help

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity and How You Can Help

Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common dental issues throughout the U.S., as almost 50% of the population suffer from it. Our team at Beavers Dentistry knows this condition is both painful and annoying, so we’re here to help.

How To Have The Perfect Smile In Every Picture

We have some advice to help you make sure that in every picture, you show off that beautiful smile of yours in the best way possible. Here are five quick tips for a picture-perfect smile.

Saving Water While You Brush Your Teeth

Many of us are unaware of exactly how much water we squander while brushing our teeth! In addition to hurting our ecosystem, it unnecessarily raises your water bill each month. The following are some simple tips on saving water while you brush your teeth, without overhauling your daily routine.

Electric Toothbrushes

While using a manual toothbrush is adequate, many dentists are encouraging patients to switch to electric toothbrushes. Using an electric toothbrush leads to a more thorough and easier cleaning, which makes it more effective in the fight against gingivitis and gum disease.

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