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Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

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Instead of using harsh chemicals on your teeth, think about all the natural foods that can whiten your teeth. Strawberries. Who doesn’t love these sweet fruits? Strawberries contain malic acid that can remove discoloration from your teeth. You can eat as many of these however you choose and naturally whiten your smile. Seeds and nuts. […]

Why You Should Be Brushing Your Tongue

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Should you brush your tongue? That’s the million-dollar question. While most people think that brushing their teeth is enough, dentists say that you should also be cleaning your tongue. This is because research shows that there are more than 700 different types of bacteria in your mouth, many of which are on your tongue. This […]

Tips and Benefits of Healthy Gums

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In the quest for a beautiful smile, an often overlooked but very important aspect is gum health. Healthy gums are essential for a healthy mouth and may ultimately affect one’s overall health, as well. Dr. Bowen and the staff of Bowen Family Dentistry in Manhattan, KS help their patients maintain healthy gums and teeth through […]

Gum Disease and Your Heart

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It started out as an unconventional theory. But now, more and more scientists, physicians and dentists are seeing the connection between gum disease and potentially fatal heart attacks. What would a problem with your gums have in common with an ailing heart? Researchers began by looking at heart attack patients and deciding what physical symptoms […]

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 […]