What Causes an Overbite and Why You Might Want to Fix It

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An overbite is a common dental health issue — about 22% of people have an overbite. An overbite is when your front teeth jut out over your bottom teeth. When your mouth is closed, most people’s top teeth rest slightly in front of their bottom teeth. A 10 to 20% overlap is considered normal. If your…

How Dental Sealants Protect Your and Your Kids’ Teeth

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When it comes to your dental hygiene, the old saying is true: it’s easier to prevent problems than treat them. And preventing decay, cavities, and other dental issues before they happen is better than treating them, as it saves you time and money in the long run.  Brushing twice a day with an electric toothbrush…

What Is a Dental Emergency? And When Should You See Your Dentist?

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  No matter how well you care for your mouth, dental emergencies happen. At the grocery store, during your kid’s soccer practice — it can happen anywhere.  Experiencing a dental emergency isn’t just inconvenient, it can also be very uncomfortable and put your overall oral health at risk.   It’s important to know how to access emergency dental care when you experience…

8 Smartphone Apps That Make Brushing Teeth Fun For Kids

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Getting your young children to focus on brushing their teeth for a full 2 minutes might sound impossible. Kids like to play and be entertained! Asking them to sit still long enough to brush their teeth can be a challenge.  And whether your kids like brushing their teeth or not, it can be difficult for them…