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What is scaling and root planning?

It’s widely recommended by dentist to do a simple common cleaning every six months. Yet, there are some times when a simple cleaning is not enough and a scaling and root planning is required. Sometimes refereed as a deep cleaning or conventional periodontal therapy, is a treatment that has as an objective to remove plaque, …

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Protecting oral health from a young age

Establishing common habits and routines can be a very successful technique for your baby, toddler and child. From a nightly routine to a daily activity chronogram, studies have shown how beneficial this type of daily structure can be for child’s overall development and personality. Creating a good habit, as with proper oral hygiene for your …

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Preventing the unexpected

Preventing the unexpected is not always possible but expecting the unexpected can be invaluable for individuals and specially important for every health provider at large. We, at Bravo Dental, hold this to be very true. Last December all our staff attended a CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and basic BLS (Basic Life Support) course training. The importance …

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5 Tips to Avoid that Bad Breath

Everyone feels uncomfortable when they discover they have bad breath. Here are a few tips you can have in mind in order to avoid it. Diet The food you consume can produce bad breath in your mouth. This can happen even hours after eating. Coffee, onions and garlic are typical culprits of bad breath but …

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Why do I need a Mouthguard ?

Mouthguards If you play a sport or are active in things like skateboarding or snowboarding, it’s a good idea to wear a mouthguard. It may feel funny at first, but mouthguards are the best thing you can do to protect your teeth from getting broken or knocked out. They cushion blows that would otherwise cause …

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Healthy Habits

Brushing and Flossing Want to avoid cavities? Brushing twice a day with toothpaste, flossing once a day, and limiting sugary snacks and beverages is how you do it. It’s simple but sometimes life gets busy and you might be tempted to skip it. Don’t. A bright smile makes you feel good inside and out. Make …

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The importance of good oral hygiene

Taking care of your teeth and gums isn’t just about preventing cavities or bad breath. The mouth is a gateway into your body’s overall health. And since gum disease and other health problems may be linked, brushing and flossing are more important than ever. See your dentist regularly to keep your smile, and yourself, healthy. Daily …

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