Food & Nutrition

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5-Minute Paleo Tuna Salad

When you first read the definition of the paleo diet, it can be a little overwhelming. How am I going to eat food I love when nothing can be processed and I can’t have grains, dairy, legumes, and more? Look no further! Dr. Burhenne is sharing a delicious, simple, and paleo-friendly recipe for tuna salad.

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Looking for a new paleo-friendly recipe? This tuna salad is easy AND delicious! | AskTheDentist.com

Can You Trust That Latest Study? 7 Questions to Ask

We’re living in a world where headlines scream at us 24/7. We’re subject to around-the-clock tweets and posts telling us what to do, what not to do, and what’s going to kill us if we keep doing it. While all that instant information can be really great, we have to know how to cut through the clutter and be able to ascertain which headlines are hype and which are worth heeding.

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Can You Trust That Latest Study? 7 Questions to Ask

7 Toothpastes Better than Crest

Conventional toothpastes like Crest and Colgate may make snazzy promises to turn your teeth white as snow, freshen your breath, or ward off cavities, but the truth is that most of these promises are subject to debate – and in some cases, the ingredients used to cater to these desires might be more harmful than helpful. Luckily, there are several products on the market that are much better for you than conventional toothpaste ever could be. Here are seven to try as you transition away from conventional toothpaste.

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7 Toothpastes Better than Crest

Amazon’s Best Cyber Monday Deals for Dental

I dislike Cyber Monday hysteria- mindlessly purchasing things I don’t need. I find it more useful to keep a running list so I know what to look for when Cyber Monday comes. Below you will find the links for everything to up your oral hygiene on a budget.

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Amazon's Best Cyber Monday Deals for Dental

What Is the Best Whitening Toothpaste?

What is the best whitening toothpaste? Answer: The best whitening toothpaste is actually a toothbrush. You can’t whiten your teeth with a toothpaste. Toothpaste can’t penetrate the tooth for what we call intrinsic whitening, which is a change in color of the tooth. Read this post for more information!

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What Is the Best Whitening Toothpaste?

What Is a Root Planing?

What is a root planing? f you have gum disease, you have calculus and tartar below the gum line, and that means you’ve not had a dental cleaning frequently enough. The tartar that’s building up above the gum line is slowly creeping down past the gum line. So, the gum doesn’t quite attach to the tooth directly.

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What Is a Root Planing?

Quip Toothbrush Review: A Dentist’s Thoughts

Habits can be intimidating. They’re had to form and hard to break. They can be good for you and bad for you. Recently I decided to advise a toothbrush startup that is committed to helping people form healthy dental habits, which is definitely something that was easy to get behind. This article tells you why I believe Quip is changing the toothbrush game and why I decided to advise them.

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Quip Toothbrush Review: A Dentist's Thoughts