wireless tooth brush that connects to phone app

Brush Up on Your Dental Hygiene with a Smart Toothbrush

Posted by Julie Gomes on  August 19, 2019
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Believe it or not, most humans are sub-par at the process of proper tooth brushing. As a result, many dentists are now recommending the use of an electric toothbrush, if only to ensure our mouths are being cleaned the way they should be. The problem with that however, is that even the most popular electric toothbrushes have their own set of challenges. They can be expensive, fragile, and require just as much professional training as
effects of sugar on teeth

Increased Sugar Consumption Causing Global Rise in Cavities

Posted by Julie Gomes on  August 8, 2019
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Category: Cavities, Food
In almost every corner of the world, especially in lower-income nations, recent studies have shown that tooth decay and cavities are on the rise. According to a recent two-part series published by The Lancet, almost 95% of 12 year-olds in the Philippines, 7 of 10 children in India, one-third of teenagers in Tanzania, and a staggering 1 in 3 Brazilians, are affected by cavities. With this worrisome data in mind, many dentists and oral health
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Do Sports Drinks Cause Cavities?

Posted by Julie Gomes on  July 22, 2019
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Category: Uncategorized
We all know that sugary sodas will destroy your teeth. It’s common knowledge, and we’ve been telling our kids (and ourselves) for years to avoid the colas, sodas, and pops, but there’s something we don’t normally look to as a potential dental threat: sports drinks.  We’re going to take a deep dive into this sporty subject and get to the bottom of what Gatorade, Powerade, and Propel are doing to our teeth. What’s Inside? Electrolytes:
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Six Surprising Things That Can Ruin Your Teeth

Posted by Julie Gomes on  July 8, 2019
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Category: Dental Care
You try your best to keep your teeth healthy. Brushing twice a day, using the right toothpaste, and of course always flossing. You don’t want to fall victim to tooth decay, but did you know there are somethings that could damage your teeth without you even realizing? We’re teeth experts here at Cirocco, and we’ve put together a list of six of the surprising things that could be damaging your teeth. Acidic and Sticky Food

What Should I Do After Breaking a Tooth

Posted by Julie Gomes on  June 24, 2019
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Did you really just break your tooth? Go to the dentist, like, right now! If for some reason you’re reading because you like to prepare for the worst — or at the very least prepare for a bicycle crash — here’s our course of action for you to follow following a broken tooth. We will outline what to do whether its chipped, cracked, broken, or completely knocked out. Chipped or Cracked Tooth A tooth with