January 2018

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  • Are Electric Toothbrushes Better Than Manual?

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    Even though dentists tell us that we should all be brushing twice a day for at least 2-3 minutes each time, the average person actually only brushes between 45-70 seconds per day, according to the Academy of General Dentistry. Bacteria left behind on your teeth can increase your risk for cavities, gingivitis, and periodontitis, and even more […]

  • Dental Hygiene Club of NWA

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    The Dental Hygiene Club of Northwest Arkansas met on Tuesday, January 9th. Our guest speaker was Dr. Steven Whitaker, who spoke on the subject of Oral Cancer: The Emergence of HPV. We had a great turnout for the first meeting of 2018, and were treated to pizza by Crest. The Dental Hygiene Club is in its fourth […]

  • Is Your Mouth Trying To Tell You Something?

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    We talk a lot about gum health on here, because we’re in the business of keeping your gums healthy. Gum disease is no joke, and unchecked it can wreak havoc on your teeth. But what else are your gums telling you about your health? Healthy gums will be light to medium pink in color, will […]