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What is plaque?

Most people have heard of the word “plaque,” and know it’s not something you want on your teeth. Yet, they don’t know what exactly plaque is or how it contributes to dental decay. Plaque is a sticky, colorless film of bacteria that lives on the surface of your teeth and along the gumline. It accumulates

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Should I Brush Before Flossing?

The age-old question – should you floss before you brush or after? If you asked any one of our team members, you just might get a different answer on this one! Before you report them for not knowing their stuff, each response can be right! As long as you’re doing a thorough job, we don’t

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Professional Teeth Whitening | The Best Beauty Hack

Over 4,000 years ago, the art of teeth whitening began with the Egyptians and an interesting whitening paste consisting of ground pumice and wine vinegar. No doubt, Cleopatra knew the benefits whiter teeth could yield in her career as a ruler and in seducing many a Roman powerhouse. The Ancient Romans used ammonia-based products to

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Holiday Beverages and Teeth

Enjoy A Few Holiday Spirits This Season Without Damaging Your Teeth We’re in the holiday season, and it’s time to make merry, see friends and family, and enjoy delicious food and drink. But while you are enjoying adult beverages by the fire this season, your teeth could be suffering. Here’s a little look at how

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Taylor Family Dentistry Blog Halloween

Halloween Tricks for Treats

Ghouls, Ghosts and…Gingivitis? Ah, Halloween. The time of year when kids can be whatever they want, have a night with their friends and run around to get some Halloween candy. Yum! Of course, with candy comes the cavities; only if proper dental hygiene isn’t followed! Taylor Family Dentistry wants to share some great tips to

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Can Having a Great Smile Earn More Money?

In 2014 in the Journal of Economic Psychology, the University of California researchers published a study that stated that more attractive people earn as much as 12% more per year than someone who is viewed as unattractive. That is a HUGE difference! When people rank attractiveness, one of the main factors is a person’s smile.

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