Easy Ways To Improve Your Dental Health
Published on August 08, 2017
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WE’VE ALL HEARDthat if we want healthy teeth, we should brush twice a day, floss once a day, and schedule regular dental cleaning appointments twice a year. Definitely keep doing those things, but if you want to step up your oral health game, here are a few easy ways to do that.
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Published on July 19, 2017
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Photo Op: Types Of Dental X-Rays
Published on June 28, 2017
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