Should I Switch To An Electric Toothbrush? Or Not?

If you’ve been using a manual toothbrush for your dental hygiene and you’ve never used electric, then you already know that a manual brush can work. You don’t necessarily need to change. You also know that when you receive a dental care goodie bag after a dental cleaning and checkup, you head home with a manual toothbrush. So, it’s clear to you that manual brushes can certainly help you stay the course as you keep your oral health safe. However, you still wonder: Is it maybe worth switching? Take some time with our Virginia Beach, VA team as we help you explore this decision that’s based nearly entirely on preference!

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Food: 3 Ways To Reach Your Goal And Protect Your Smile

Hey, guess what? We know that it can be very disappointing to realize that the foods you love or the texture you get a kick out of are actually really bad for your oral health. What a position to be put in, you may think to yourself! You have to choose between your very favorite indulgences on earth … even healthy ones in some cases … and protecting your smile! What to do? Fortunately, our Virginia Beach, VA team can help you cut out the drama, keep your smile health safe, and enjoy what you like by offering some helpful ideas for “try this not that” replacement options.

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Smile Care: Do I Really Have To Do This?

We know. Sometimes, you’re faced with something that you think you should probably do (or that you’re at least fairly certain you should do) and the first question that pops into your mind is, “Do I really have to do this?” We also know quite well that smile care is one of those areas in which people often experience this sensation. Today, our Virginia Beach, VA team reminds you that in most cases, you’re probably going to have to follow through with the care you’re guessing you need (and we remind you that it is absolutely worth it!).

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What Dental Care Offers: Think About The Things You Enjoy

You may occasionally feel a bit gloomy about having to brush your teeth because you just don’t feel like it. Or, you realize it’s time to come in for a dental visit with our Virginia Beach, VA practice and you think, “Geez, do I have to?” because you feel like maybe you’re missing out on something more fun. We understand! However, it’s in these moments that we encourage you to think about all of the wonderful things that dental care offers you. Spend just a bit of time reflecting on what you enjoy, thanks to your care, and these brief parts of your life spent protecting your oral health will feel worth it!

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3 Floss-Related Excuses You’re Starting To Believe (But Shouldn’t!)

When you find that you’ve been starting to make excuses for why you’re choosing not to floss during your dental hygiene routines and you are even starting to believe those excuses, you may have a problem! Remember that the longer you go without flossing, the greater the chance you are going to develop some serious problems with your smile. In fact, even one day without flossing leaves your smile more vulnerable to gum disease and decay. To rectify this situation, our Virginia Beach, VA team suggests you consider a few common excuses, why they hold no weight, and then we invite you to come in, so we can help you enjoy flossing!

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(FREE) Pizza Is For Lovers!  

Oh boy! If you haven’t solidified your plans for the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday in our Virginia Beach, VA community, then pull the emergency brake, clear your other plan ideas, and land on this exceptional option: It’s (Free) Pizza Is For Lovers! Just like it sounds, you get to show up with your date on your arm, while you and your party sit down for a free pizza!

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Promoting Stress Free Smile Care Visits!

What can you do, you wonder, to make scheduling and coming in for your smile care visits easy, stress-free, and no big deal? While you may know that doing things to feel relaxed as you prep to come in is always a good idea (meditate, listen to music that you find calming, etc.), you may wonder if there are some additional factors you’re not considering. Well, guess what? Our Virginia Beach, VA team thinks that we just might have some fresh ground to cover that you may not have thought of just yet and it can work wonders!

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Smile Care And Age: Get The Facts!

You may not realize it but you might have lots of ideas in your mind about age and how it relates to smile care but you may be way off base. Unfortunately, if you have begun to believe these thoughts as facts, then you may be setting yourself up for disappointment in one way or another! Of course, our Virginia Beach, VA team’s primary goal is always to help you enjoy the best oral health care that you can, so we’re stepping in to fill you in on important particulars!

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5 Reasons To Stop Dismissing TMJ Disorder

Have you been sticking your head in the sand, so to speak, and just completely dismissing your TMJ disorder? If so, of course, our Virginia Beach, VA team understands fully that sometimes you just don’t want to deal with a problem, whether related to your oral health or otherwise! However, we want you to remember that though it may feel nice to pretend to remain blissfully unaware of the existing issue and possible consequences to follow, it is far better to act. Consider a handful of reasons you should come in soon, treat the issue, and protect your jaw health.

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Valentine’s Day: It Doesn’t Have To Be A Smile Harmer

You see Valentine’s Day on the horizon and you have one immediate thought, of course, as it applies to your oral health: Wow, this is going to be a really bad day for my teeth! True, if you feel that you simply must indulge, then you will probably be exposing your smile to lots of sugar and maybe even some other culprits that tend to lead to damage. However, whether you’re serious about your sweets or not, our Virginia Beach, VA team is happy to report that we can help you celebrate this love-filled day, while showing some love to your smile, too!

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