Three occasions you’ll be happy to have dental insurance

Let’s be honest, dental work can get really pricey, and most of us don’t always have the extra money to get immediate assistance. Sometimes, having insurance cover can seem like an unnecessary expense, until we need the funds for an expensive procedure. This is true when it comes to medical and dental insurance. Dental insurance […]

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Why you need insurance for dentures

A large percentage of the population have dentures. Dentures are also known as ‘false teeth’ and they are a common, cosmetic and medical prosthetic. But as with everything, there are “well-made dentures, and then there are knock off, more cost effective versions, which usually result in oral injuries and an all-around uncomfortable fit. Dentures can […]

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Dental specialists you can see with Affinity Dental

The dental industry is made up of a number of specialists. Most often people use the run-of-the-mill family dentists for everyday needs, but there are many other avenues to explore in the dental realm, depending on what exactly it is that you require. There are orthodontists, endodontists, periodontists and prosthodontists, among others. Yes, each one […]

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Play sports? You need a dental insurance plan

Not all sports are high impact, but if you find yourself dodging balls and rackets on the field or court, your teeth may be in danger! If you play sports or have an athletic kid, you are familiar with protective gear such as knee pads, shin guards and helmets. Mouth guards are just as important […]

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Triclosan in Toothpaste: Good or Bad?

Toothpaste manufacturer, Colgate-Palmolive, recently removed triclosan, an antibacterial compound from their toothpaste, and it has not as yet been decided whether it will be banned for good. The popular, antibacterial Colgate Total was recently reformulated into Colgate Total SF. The new version of the toothpaste is advertised to be a better formula altogether, but as […]

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CDC warns that kids are using too much toothpaste

The debate on whether or not children should use their own kid-friendly toothpaste or whether it is fine for them to use normal toothpaste has been an ongoing one – but now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken it one step further by stating that children are using too much tooth […]

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The toothbrush of the future

Technology is magnificent. Mundane tasks and objects become extraordinary with just a few modifications, and the toothbrush of the future being one such innovation. The toothbrush is the brainchild of Boie USA. “We have aimed to find that sweet spot; our elastomer bristles are designed to help remove plaque while at the same time reducing […]

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The link between Gum Disease and Alzheimers

Gum disease can be debilitating. There are many types of infections that cause erosion of the gums and teeth, and which could have terrible side effects like bad breath and general mouth pain. It’s a proven fact that your oral hygiene directly affects your overall health and well-being. It is also known to affect the […]

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