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The Microbial Battle in Your Oral Microbiome

It’s been nearly a 100 years since J. Kilian Clarke of St. Mary’s Hospital in London first described one bacterium he found to be “fairly constantly present in early carious lesions.” He called it Streptococcus mutans. S. mutans is “an extremely active producer of...

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Strange, But True: Dental Edition

Teeth are a little strange. They look lifeless, yet each is a complex living organ. They’re easy to neglect - until something goes wrong, and then a painful tooth will never let you forget that it’s there.  At the same time, we’re aware that they’re essential - for...

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Dental Health

What’s In Your Dental Emergency Kit?

While DIY dentistry is a really bad idea, sometimes, dental emergencies come up, and some self-care is needed to get you through until you can get in to see your dentist.  And whenever problems do arise - a toothache, a cracked or broken tooth, a lost filling or...

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Dental Health

Bad Idea #47: DIY Dentistry

With prices for nearly everything seeming to continually jump - stretching your budget and stressing you out - it’s easy to get sucked into the DIY revolution, especially with so many easy-to-find fixes on the internet.  In a lot of ways, the marriage of DIY with...

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