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Dentistry

Bad habits that wreck your teeth

You only get one chance to make a first impression. Most often, the first thing people notice about you is your smile. Did you know some of your everyday behaviors could be harming your pearly whites? A Texas A&M dental expert delves into the most common bad habits and how they damage our teeth.

Flossing 101: Tips for a healthy smile

“Do you floss everyday?” is probably the most dreaded question patients face when sitting in the dentist chair. Flossing can be tedious and uncomfortable, but William Wathen, D.M.D., with the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry, suggests tips to make flossing easier.

You Asked: Should I scrape my tongue?

When it comes to good hygiene, we all know to brush our teeth. But, have you ever thought about the amount of germs that collect on your tongue? Much like a paint scraper takes old residue off of a wall, scraping your tongue will help remove oral bacteria that live in hard-to-reach places.
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