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Teeth Whitening

Everyone’s teeth will begin to yellow at some point due to enamel thinning as you age. Certain factors will worsen teeth yellowing and speed up the process. This includes drinking coffee, tea, colas, wine or dark juices, all which stain your teeth when particles embed in the pits and ridges of your enamel. Tobacco, whether…

Chewing Gum | Aesthetic Dentistry

Chewing Gum

The average American chews about 1.8 pounds of gum each year. Although some gum can be bad for your teeth, especially if you’re chewing nearly 2 pounds of it, most gum can now be chewed with little to no consequence. In fact, many gums can be beneficial to the chewer. Chewing sugar free gum can…

Oral Health and the Holiday Season | Aesthetic Dentistry in Maple Glen

Oral Health and the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us and you know with holidays come all kinds of delicious foods and drinks! It’s perfectly okay to enjoy these yummy things all while taking extra good care of your oral health! Check out these tips for proper care of your teeth and gums this holiday season! Be mindful of…

Dental Myths

There are a lot of myths about dental hygiene and dentists which are just not true. Misunderstandings about tooth care can lead to poor oral health or a fear of going to the dentist. Some of the most repeated and believed myths are: The more you bush, the better. Over brushing will wear down your…

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Your Wisdom Teeth and You

Pain in the back of your mouth? Sore Jaw? Have you had your wisdom teeth removed? Your wisdom teeth are the third molars in the back of your mouth, and the last teeth to develop in your jaw between the time you’re 17 to about 21. However, due their delayed development, they usually don’t have…

Halloween Candy | Aesthetic Dentistry of Maple Glen

Halloween Candy

With Halloween right around the corner, younger children will soon have a huge bag of candy. Candy is full of sugar and provides little, to no health benefits. However, trick-or-treating is a huge part of the fall season that kids look forward to all year. Children can enjoy their candy while maintaining healthy teeth.  Here…

Best Foods For Your Teeth

Everyone likes to talk about how there are a multitude of foods that are bad for your teeth. Foods that are high in sugar are widely known to contribute to tooth decay and cavities if consumed in large amounts. However, not many people know the foods that actually improve your oral health. According to the…

The Truth About Sugary Drinks

We all know that candy, cakes, and sodas aren’t the best things in the world to eat, but sometimes you can’t help it – they just taste so good! With the healthy-lifestyle trend that our society has been gravitating towards, sugary items such as sugar-saturated drinks have been gaining a lot of attention. Governments are…