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Plancich Dental Family Smiles Series: Guide to Types of Mouthguards

Mouthguards are most commonly used in contact sports, such as football and hockey. What many parents don’t realize is that their child may need a mouthguard for non-sports related purposes. It’s a common misconception that mouthguards are one size fits all! However, not all mouthguards are not created equal and they can serve different purposes…. Read more »

Group of kids playing football

Plancich Dental Family Smiles Series: Guide to Types of Mouthguards

Mouthguards are most commonly used in contact sports, such as football and hockey. What many parents don’t realize is that their child may need a mouthguard for non-sports related purposes. It’s a common misconception that mouthguards are one size fits all! However, not all mouthguards are not created equal and they can serve different purposes…. Read more »

Fruit smoothie and raspberries on table

The Top 5 Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Have you ever stopped to think about how the food and drink that you put into your body affects your teeth? According to the American Dental Association, your diet plays an important role in maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. When you eat food, the bacteria in your mouth digests the sugars and produces acid. Certain… Read more »

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The Benefits of Smiling

There’s nothing like a friendly smile to brighten up your day. A simple smile can influence your mood, regardless of whether you feel happy or not. There are many benefits to smiling and laughing that many people may not realize. The mere act of smiling is known to enhance your mood, lower stress and even… Read more »

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How Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

If you are living with a chipped tooth, badly stained teeth, or a gap, you may be hesitant to show off your smile. Veneers help restore the appearance and health of your teeth, so you can confidently show off your pearly whites. Veneers are a great investment to improve the look of your teeth. However,… Read more »

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Is Activated Charcoal Safe to Use on My Teeth? | Tacoma Family Dentistry

Over the past few years, activated charcoal has risen in popularity within the health and beauty community. Whether it’s in a skincare product or taken as a supplement, activated charcoal has become somewhat of a trend. Some health experts even claim that brushing with activated charcoal can give you a whiter and brighter smile, as… Read more »

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Protect Your Teeth During This Holiday Season | Tacoma Family Dentist

It’s hard to believe that it is already time for the holiday season! Between shopping, events and family gatherings, the holiday season is the busiest time of the year for many families. It’s easy to be overwhelmed with busy schedules and put your oral hygiene in the backseat. Our team at Plancich Dental have put… Read more »