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Brushing Tips

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What is the best technique for brushing? There are a number of effective brushing techniques. Patients are advised to ask during an appointment to determine which is the best one for them, since tooth position and gum condition vary. One effective, easy-to-remember technique involves using a circular or elliptical motion to brush a couple of […]

Extending The Life Of Your Fillings

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Most Americans have dental fillings in their mouth. They are a common dental service that is used to protect teeth and repair damage. Our dental team at Bowen Family Dentistry provide high-quality treatments that last, but how can you extend the life of your dental fillings? Continue reading on to get the answer. How Long […]

How To Prevent Early Tooth Decay In Children

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While the prevention and treatment of tooth decay has improved dramatically over the last half century, it continues to be a major health issue, especially for children. One in four children 5 and younger will develop some form of the disease. Although tooth decay in children stems from the same causes as in adults — […]

Clean Your Tongue While Brushing Your Teeth

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Many dentists don’t mention tongue cleaning as part of oral care, but your tongue can harbor bad aromas that contribute to bad breath. Cleaning your tongue every day can help reduce bad breath and give you more self-confidence. Your Manhattan, KS dental team recommends cleaning your tongue right after brushing your teeth. How Should You […]

5 Habits That Hurt A Smile

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Teeth are essential players in digestion, central to our appearance, and even help us form our words properly. Enamel, the hardest substance in our bodies, provides a tough outer layer made of intricate crystal rods. And a solid foundation of bone and gum surround the teeth and hold them firmly in place. As resilient as […]