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Archive for November, 2015

There’s Still Time to Schedule a Dental Cleaning in 2015

November 3, 2015

Maximize your dental insurance benefits by getting a cleaning before the year is over.

There’s Still Time to Schedule a Dental Cleaning in 2015Have you used up your dental benefits for 2015 yet? There’s still time to get the dental care you need and have it count towards your 2015 coverage.

Now you may be wondering…

…how do I know if I’ve used up my coverage?

Obviously, you’ll have to investigate the details of your dental plan to get a complete answer to this question. However, for starters you can ask yourself whether you (and your spouse and dependents if covered) have gotten your annual dental exam and cleaning. Absolutely every dental insurance plan in…

How to Remove Tartar from Teeth

November 1, 2015

The only way to remove tartar is to visit the dentist.

How to Remove Tartar from TeethWhen it comes to your oral health, plaque bacteria are of course a major threat. These bacteria adhere to teeth, feeding on food debris and producing acid that can erode tooth enamel and cause cavities. Plaque can be controlled pretty easily simply by maintaining good oral hygiene including daily brushing and flossing.

But if you do not brush and floss enough, the layer of plaque can attract minerals, harden, and become tartar. This is a big problem for your teeth.

First of all, you may notice that tartar is ugly. In some cases you may actually be able…

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