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Tongue Health: what you need to know

You probably think a lot about the health of your teeth and gums by flossing them, brushing them and keeping them generally clean. However, did you realize that another important part of oral health is taking care of your tongue? By taking care of your tongue and educating yourself about signs of an unhealthy tongue,…

How to Brush Your Teeth

Your dentist has probably advised you on how to brush your teeth, but are you really doing it right? Proper brushing fights tooth decay and can improve your overall health and well-being. Using the following ADA-recommended techniques will keep your smile clean and sparkling.       How to Brush Your Teeth:   Place your…

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Is Fluoride Bad for You? Conspiracy Theories and Facts

While conspiracy theories can be fun and light-hearted and fun, they can also be dangerously misleading. Particularly when talking about health and what is and isn’t good for you, it is important that you have all the information so you can make an informed decision with respect to what you do and do not want…

Animals With Crazy Teeth

Teeth are in human mouths, and they’re something we’re used to seeing every day in the mirror. However, did you realize that lots of other animals have teeth that are totally different than ours? The following seven animals have totally crazy teeth — you’ll be surprised that they serve a similar purpose to your own!…

Win $20 for Reviewing Your Dentist

  DentalSave is even more rewarding when it’s shared. That’s why we want to hear from you! Tell us about your dentist experience and we’ll enter you into our drawing for Amazon gift cards. Leaving a review and winning is as simple as: Searching the directory for the name of your dentist Leaving a review…

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Smart Prescription Drug Labels

Prescription drugs can save lives. However, despite the many positives they offer people, they also have some drawbacks, including the risk of misuse or overdose. One solution to make prescription drugs safer is improving their labels. By improving drug labels, pharmacies may be able to more safely distribute and monitor drugs. Here’s how.   Difficulty…

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Common Dental Phobias

Going to the dentist isn’t always the most thrilling activity, but it’s an important healthcare practice to keep your smile and your body functioning well. Yet many people have dental phobias that keep them out of the office. If you have a dental phobia, don’t stress yourself out thinking you’re the only one – there’s…

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How to Floss Your Teeth

It’s common knowledge that it’s essential to brush and floss every day, but do you know the proper techniques for flossing? These tips can help you learn how to floss properly.   What is the right way to floss your teeth?   Flossing your teeth at least once a day is highly recommended by most…

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Recent College Grads Can Save Tons with a Dental Discount Plan

After you graduate from college, you have lots of responsibilities to take on — including taking care of your dental health. While many professional adults choose to purchase themselves a dental insurance plan, dental insurance can be prohibitively expensive for a recent grad who doesn’t have employee benefits or a full-time salary. One great dental…

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Ancient Egyptian Dentistry

Most people know that the ancient Egyptians were pretty incredible (they built great pyramids, after all!) — but what many don’t realize is that they weren’t only outstanding engineers, they were also masters of dentistry. While dental patients didn’t receive the luxury and comfort many dentists offer today, the civilization was remarkable at treating dental…