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The Dangers of Mouthwash

If you’re overusing mouthwash, you could have an increased risk for oral cancer. Researchers studying this issue discovered that people who use alcohol-based mouthwash more than three times each day may have a greater chance of developing mouth or throat cancer, especially if they skip brushing and flossing.

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Brushing or Rinsing After Meals?

For years, dental professionals have advised patients to brush their teeth at least twice daily immediately after meals. But new research is challenging dentists to reconsider this traditional advice.

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Children’s Dental Tips: Daily Care and Toothbrush Choices

Children with healthy teeth and gums have more than a glowing grin. Good oral health also contributes to their overall health, and may enhance their performance in school. Unfortunately, many children have problems with tooth decay. If problems are left untreated, they may experience unnecessary pain and infection, which can lead to problems eating, speaking, playing and learning.