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Is a Manual or Electric Toothbrush Better?

Is a Manual or Electric Toothbrush Better?

Many patients who come to our dental office ask us if we recommend manual or electric toothbrushes. While the American Dental Association has said that both styles of toothbrushes are effective at removing plaque, many people don’t realize that there is a difference...

What are the Effects of Sugar on Teeth?

What are the Effects of Sugar on Teeth?

We are all familiar with the fact that sugar and cavities are directly related, but not all patients know why that is the case. In essence, sugar aides in the growth of bad bacterias and acids in your mouth that cause tooth decay. Here, we will walk you through the...

Downtown Dental Group’s Guide to Oral Health

Downtown Dental Group’s Guide to Oral Health

Downtown Dental Group was founded on the belief that every patient should be well informed about their oral health and use that knowledge to make decisions about their care. Located in Manhattan, Kansas, we are proud to serve the Little Apple and neighboring...

When to Bring Baby To the Dentist

When to Bring Baby To the Dentist

Truth is, it is never too early to bring your baby to see the dentist. At Downtown Dental Group, we recommend that you bring your baby in for a “Get Acquainted” visit as soon as their first tooth comes in. We know that for most children, that is at around 6 months of...

The Importance Regular of Dental Visits

The Importance Regular of Dental Visits

Just like routine maintenance on your car to prevent larger problems, like an oil change, everyone needs routine maintenance on their teeth and gums. Even if you brush and floss twice every day, a dental visit is still required to identify any larger issues and...