Your Smile Could Determine Your Future

Your Smile Could Determine Your Future

When it comes to being successful in this world, the way people perceive you is critically important. There are some things you can change, such as the way you dress, the confidence you project, and the way you interact with others. There are other things you can't change, such as your height or whether you are near-sighted or far-sighted. But the one changeable thing that can help you project a positive self-image so that you can be successful in anything you choose to do is your smile. ...

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Short, Side-to-Side Brushing Best for Teeth

Short, Side-to-Side Brushing Best for Teeth

If you are like most people, you probably have been brushing your teeth the same way your entire life. But are you doing it the right way? The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth using short, back and forth (tooth-wide) strokes. This helps clean the surfaces of the teeth, removing any food particles, debris, or stains. Follow up these strokes by cleaning the spaces between your teeth using up-and-down strokes. Thorough Cleaning Twice Daily The ADA also r...

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Address Children’s Teeth Issues Early

Address Children’s Teeth Issues Early

Most people develop two sets of teeth during their lifetime: Their primary or baby teeth and their permanent or adult teeth. Both are important to their oral development. Beginning several months to a few years after they are born, most children will develop 20 primary teeth, 10 on the top jaw and 10 on the lower jaw. These serve a dual function. First, they do the same thing as adult teeth: They help the child chew food and pronounce words properly. Second, they serve as placeholders for ...

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Don’t Worry, Everybody Bites the Inside of Their Cheek

Don’t Worry, Everybody Bites the Inside of Their Cheek

If you have ever had the painful and unexpected experience of suddenly biting the inside of your cheek while eating, you aren't alone. It's actually a very common occurrence that most of the time is perfectly natural and easily explainable. It also can be incredibly frustrating, especially when you continue to accidentally bit the exact same spot over and over again. But once again, this is perfectly normal and usually nothing to worry about. Eating Too Fast or While Distracted Most of ...

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Despite Busy Lives, It’s Important to Make Time for the Dentist

Despite Busy Lives, It’s Important to Make Time for the Dentist

It seems as if everybody is busier these days. There's more to do, more to see, and just more of everything in general. Between school, work, family, friends, and other responsibilities, it's easy to lose sight of what's truly important, such as the health of you and your family. That's why it's more important than ever to make sure to make time for your regular dental appointments. Margate Dentist -- Too Much Information Part of the reason that people are busier than ever today has to ...

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Deciphering Dense Dental Insurance

Deciphering Dense Dental Insurance

Most people have dental insurance. But very few people can actually tell you what their coverage entails. Dental insurance can be confusing. Some policies have deductibles while others may not. Some dental insurance carriers will put caps on the amount or types of services they will cover, while others will pay 100 percent for some services but less for others. So how can you tell what your dental policy covers? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Margate Dentist -- Dealing with Dental ...

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McCosh Family Dentistry Offers a Stress-Free Experience

McCosh Family Dentistry Offers a Stress-Free Experience

Going to see the dentist is probably not on the top of the list of things most people want to do. Yet it is a necessary and important part of maintaining your overall health. At McCosh Family Dentistry, we strive to make our patients as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We understand that nobody wants to visit the dentist. But for our patients, we want the experience to be a positive one so that next time they don't mind coming for their dental appointments. Margate Dentist -- Crea...

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If You Need to Reschedule Your Appointment, Just Call!

If You Need to Reschedule Your Appointment, Just Call!

Making a dentist's appointment shouldn't be a hassle. You should be able to call your dentist, arrange a time and date that is convenient for you, and then get the dental care you need for you and your family. But life sometimes gets in the way. Things happen at the last minute that can't be predicted. So the dental appointment that you may have made weeks or even months ago maybe isn't that convenient anymore. If that's the case, all you need to do is call and reschedule your appointment....

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Getting Great Dental Services Should Be Easy

Getting Great Dental Services Should Be Easy

It's the 21st Century. Getting the kind of comprehensive, professional, and comfortable dental services you deserve should be simple. With the advances in modern dentistry, there's no reason for patients to suffer while spending time in the dentist's chair. Pain-free dentistry is not only possible but the standard in most dental offices. So if you dread going to your current dentist because you are afraid of suffering pain, discomfort, and anxiety, it's probably time to consider changing d...

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Why You Should Schedule Teeth Cleaning for the Whole Year at Once

Why You Should Schedule Teeth Cleaning for the Whole Year at Once

When you visit McCosh Family Dentistry, when you are checking out we will probably ask you if you want to schedule your future teeth cleaning appointments. Many of our patients find this to be an unusual question. After all, how do you know now whether or not you need a teeth cleaning appointment three, six, or even 12 months from now? There are a number of reasons why we do this. Margate Dentist -- The Importance of Teeth Cleaning Everybody should have their teeth cleaned by a qual...

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