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The Legend of the Tooth Fairy: The Origins of the Tooth-Snatching-Money-Dropping Fairy Mouse

The most exciting part about losing your teeth as a child is that sweet dollar bill that appears under the pillow or on the nightstand the next day. To offer up a dead tooth and receive a tangible amount of money for it in return is actually kind of strange. And yet, many parents use …

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The Oral Irrigator: Sixty Years of History and How It Helps Your Oral Health

The key element for good oral health is good and consistent habits. It’s why smart oral hygiene campaigns start by targeting children when they are in elementary-school age. Forming good habits early goes a long way. Brushing well one day a week won’t do a whole lot. Brushing effectively every day will prove the best …

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Teeth Health Tips: The Worst Foods for Your Teeth & Cavities 

Most people might not think too much about their teeth. That is, of course, until something goes wrong. Then suddenly their chompers/gnashers/fangs/food smashers have their undivided attention. For many, it is not until we feel that pang or sting of pain that we stop and analyze the problem. By the time we feel pain, however, …

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Deep Digging for Wisdom Teeth: Why We Have Them and Today’s Extractions

A rite of passage. A horror story we all share. The well-known surgery, the swollen cheeks, the proceeding soup and jello eating for several days. For many young adults, the removal of these pesky teeth is simply standard operating procedure. For our ancestors, these large teeth were very valuable assets. In the modern-day, we think …

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