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How Dental Visits Can Prevent Pneumonia

New Study shows that Dental Visits can help prevent Pneumonia At Six Forks Smiles, your Raleigh dentist, we have been telling our dental patients for years that there are benefits to regular dental visits beyond merely having healthy teeth and a beautiful smile. The benefits of a clean and healthy mouth have been extensively proven […]

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How Sugar-Free Gum can help your Dental Care

Why Your Raleigh Dentist Recommends Chewing Gum Many of our Raleigh Dentist clients at Six Forks Smiles often ask what else they can do to help their dental health. While it might seem surprising, there are actually certain types of gum that can aid in cleaning your teeth. The important distinction is that not all […]

How Coffee and Soda Can Require Teeth Whitening

At our Raleigh Dentist Office, one of the requests we receive the most often is a request for teeth whitening. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry did a survey that found that if people could improve one thing about their smiles, most people would choose to improve the whiteness of their teeth. At Six Forks […]

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Twigs, Hog Hair, Bone, Bamboo..and Your Teeth!

Toothbrush History from Your Raleigh Dentist “What do twigs, hog hair, bone, and bamboo have to do with my teeth?” You rightfully ask yourself, as you wonder if your dentist has completely gone off the deep end! Allow me share some interesting facts with you about the history of toothbrushes!

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