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Questions About Your Dental Health?

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Our dentists have answers! What you most want to know about your mouth — and more.


 Electric toothbrush

Is an electric toothbrush better?

 Toothbrush in toothbrush holder

How can I keep my toothbrush clean?

 Woman and her elderly mother

How can I help my elderly parent brush more easily?

 Smiling baby with a new tooth

Why is it important to baby those baby teeth?

 Child with loose tooth

Should I pull my child's loose tooth?

 Child holding lost tooth

My child lost a tooth. What should I do next?


How can my dentist tell if I've been brushing and flossing?
Girl brushing her teeth 

How can I make brushing fun for my kids?