Everything you should know about Wisdom Teeth

March 15th, 2024

Wisdom teeth, also known as the third molars, typically emerge in young adolescents between the ages of 17 and 21. Since they appear at an older age, the third molars have been dubbed wisdom teeth.  These special teeth aren’t always hurtful. When healthy, wisdom teeth can actually be helpful, with minor discomfort. If they are…
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How to Break a Pacifier Habit

March 8th, 2024

Pacifiers can solve many problems, such as when your baby is being fussy. They can also be beneficial for sleeping and help self-soothe. Pacifiers also help reduce the risk for infant death syndrome. However, when your baby is ready to outgrow the pacifier, it can quickly create more problems, filled with long nights and lots…
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Eco-Friendly Toothbrushes

January 24th, 2024

When it comes to dental hygiene, “going green” is not the first phrase that comes to mind. But if you are brushing properly, you are also replacing your toothbrush every three to four months as the bristles become frayed and wear down. Sure, that’s a tiny amount of plastic from each of us going to…
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The Effects of Biting Your Nails

January 17th, 2024

Also known as onchophagia, the habit of nail biting is one of the so-called “nervous habits” that can be triggered by stress, excitement, or boredom. Approximately half of all kids between the ages of ten and 18 have been nail biters at one time or another. Experts say that about 30 percent of children and…
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