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Treating Sensitivity in Orthodontic Patients

Hypersensitivity in the orthodontic patient can be broadly categorized into two types: hard tissue hypersensitivity, commonly known as dentinal hypersensitivity, and soft tissue hypersensitivity, which is mainly caused by allergies to…

Does Swimming Hurt Oral Health?

Swimming is a popular sport in the United States. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, swimming is the fifth most popular form of exercise.

Air Polishing Basics

Air polishing as a device to remove extrinsic stain and dental plaque biofilm from the teeth first became available in 1976.