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January 30th, 2020

Four Surprising Benefits to Brushing Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth for healthy oral hygiene is common knowledge however brushing your teeth can benefit you in many ways you might not know.

1. Less Cost

If you avoid brushing your teeth or just don’t do it often enough, you can end up with a mouthful of cavities and other more serious dental issues. The worse your teeth are, the more you have to visit the dentist and the more your bill will be. Avoid a heart attack when you find out your mouth has a severe case of periodontitis and your bill for dental surgery is astronomical. How can you avoid costly dental services? Brush your teeth twice a day for about two minutes to avoid dental disasters and keep your costs down. A clean, healthy mouth will reduce the necessity to undergo the cost of treatments.

2. Conceive Sooner

Are you past your due date, wondering why your baby has not yet been born? This could be normal, or it could be a result of dental bacteria. You might have gum disease from avoiding brushing your teeth which can lead to a delay in your baby being born. How does oral hygiene affect pregnancy? Negative bacteria hanging out in your mouth stresses your body and can delay the progression of the birth. Keep those teeth sparkling clean with a good brush every morning and night so you don’t have to worry about extended discomfort due to your pregnancy or having to schedule dental surgery after your baby arrives.

3. Aching Body

Do you feel aches and pains in your body on a constant basis? You could be experiencing this pain because you have been avoiding a good oral health routine. Brushing your teeth is important to keep away germs that may collect in your mouth and cause gingivitis. If you have gum disease then this could be the cause of aches and pains within your entire body. Gum disease can also break down your cartilage and bone. Yikes! Stop aching and start brushing stat!

4. Creating A Home for Tumors

What kind of space do tumours like? Tumours love a space that is deprived of high levels of oxygen. You create this environment when you avoid brushing your teeth on a regular basis. Think twice about avoiding that toothbrush at night because you could be creating the perfect home for tumours. Bacteria loves to play around in mouths that have poor oral hygiene.

If you thought brushing your teeth to stay healthy was just a story the dentist told you, you now know this is untrue. Your toothbrush is one of the most essential products for your washroom. Take care to keep up a good oral health routine so you can avoid discomfort or disaster that happens with a lack of regular brushing.

December 15th, 2021
3 Types of Restorative Dental Services In Fort McMurray

Restorative dentistry is often confused with cosmetic dental services, but there are key differences between the two dental approaches. Simply put, cosmetic dentistry is primarily focused on aesthetics while restorative dentistry is essential for maintaining a healthy set of teeth and gums. If you have missing teeth or if your dentist has recommended removing teeth […]

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December 1st, 2021
Happy Holidays From Franklin Dental

2021 has been an incredible year. And now that it is coming to a close, we’d like to not only wish you a happy holiday season; but to also express our gratitude for your continued support throughout the year! We are a local Fort McMurray-owned and operated business, which means we get the pleasure of […]

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November 8th, 2021
Chipped Or Broken Tooth? Here’s What To Do

Did you know that even a minor tooth chip can lead to serious problems, such as an infection and tooth extraction? This highlights the importance of seeing your dentist as soon as possible if you’ve chipped or broken a tooth. In some cases, this is considered a dental emergency. If you’re searching for chipped or […]

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November 1st, 2021
How To Choose Between Dental Implants or Dentures

There are a few teeth restoration options when you need to replace one or more missing teeth. This article focuses on dental implants or dentures, two of the most common teeth replacement products in Fort McMurray. Both dentures and implants can: Provide a natural-looking and functional smile Improve speech and support facial muscles Allow you […]

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