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Cavity Prevention: 4 Things You Should Know About Candy

For many people, October marks the beginning of a candy parade that begins with Halloween and ends months later with Valentine’s Day.

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Oral Health: Four Things Your Hygienist Wants You to Know

Your oral health has a direct connection to your overall health. Taking care of your teeth and your gums helps prevent oral infections, which can spread to other parts of your body.

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Jaw Pain: 6 Reasons to See a Dentist

Millions of Americans wake up every morning with jaw pain. If you notice tenderness in your jaw, pain when you bite or endure frequent headaches, make sure to schedule an appointment with your dentist. Although some causes of jaw pain are temporary and go away on their own, you may be experiencing the first symptoms of a serious dental problem.

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Custom-made Mouth Guards Prevent Fall Sports Injuries

Custom-made mouth guards play an important role in preventing sports injuries. If your child is playing sports this fall, chances are they need a custom-made mouth guard.

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Invisalign Health Benefits

Dr. Joshua O. Miranda

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What causes bad breath?

If you have bad breath and you haven’t been eating onions or garlic, it may be a sign that you have gum disease, tooth decay or an underlying medical issue. Bad breath – halitosis — can be embarrassing, but it’s important not to ignore it.

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Gingivitis: Mild Gum Disease

Gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease, can lead to periodontitis if it’s not treated. If your dentist or hygienist tells you that you have gingivitis, make sure you treat it. At this stage, gingivitis usually can be reversed.

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Power Vs. Manual Toothbrush

When it comes to choosing between a manual and a power toothbrush, it’s easy to get a little overwhelmed with the number of choices available today. Do you need one that focuses on gum health and gingivitis? Perhaps your biggest concern is removing plaque. Or, maybe you’re looking for a toothbrush that could make your teeth whiter.

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Getting Your Kids to Brush

Creating a good oral care habit for your child is not only crucial to their bright smile, but also to their health. At Konikoff Dentistry, we understand kids can be resistant to brushing. We’ve found these five techniques have helped countless kids get into lifelong brushing habits.

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