December 15, 2019
During the cold and flu season, you try your best to avoid
getting sick, but if you find yourself “under the weather,” there are some
remedies available to help you recover. However, for many of them, there is a
downside. They can have adverse effects on your oral health. As you continue
reading, we’ll discuss some commonly used products and their potential side
effects. Additionally, you’ll learn some flu season tips to protect your teeth
and gums, and how preventive
care from your dentist can help out.
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December 9, 2019
year, a different member of your family hosts your holiday dinner, which is why
you’ll be travelling out of state this season. While it’s always nice seeing your
loved ones, it can be a hassle getting everything organized to leave your home,
filling you with stress and anxiety. It can be hard taking care of your basic
needs like your dental
hygiene when you’re in an unfamiliar environment with so much going on. To
make it easier caring for your mouth this holiday season, read on for four oral
health travel tips from your dentist.
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November 22, 2019
If you’re missing a front tooth, you probably want to get it
replaced as soon as possible, even if it’s just for purely cosmetic reasons. Missing
back teeth, or molars, are often not given as high a priority because they’re not
visible in your smile. However, there are multiple reasons why you should
replace missing back teeth with dental implants. Let’s
look at what happens if you don’t.
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November 6, 2019
You brush your teeth every morning and every night, you
floss before bed, and you even top it all off by rinsing with an antibacterial
mouthwash. Yet every time you visit your dentist,
they seem to find cavities. You do everything you’re supposed to, so what
gives? As it turns out, some people are simply more susceptible to getting tooth
decay than others. Why is that? Let’s examine 4 reasons why.
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October 16, 2019
a parent, there’s nothing that makes you happier than seeing your little one
excited about trick-or-treating. The only bad part about the holidays is that
you know your child will be eating more candy than normal, and you’re worried how
that will impact their teeth. According to the National Institute of Dental and
Craniofacial Research, 42 percent of children between the ages two and 11 have
had cavities in their primary teeth. To keep your little one from becoming a
part of this statistic, follow these Halloween candy tips from a dentist.
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October 1, 2019
Keeping your teeth healthy is a lifelong commitment.
Over the years, it’s important to reevaluate your oral hygiene routine and make
necessary adjustments as your mouth changes. Even if your teeth look healthy
and nice, it’s important to continue making an effort caring for them and
preventing problems from developing. Even though it may seem tedious at times,
the right precautionary measures can keep you from dealing with costly and
time-consuming visits to your dentist. Read on to learn about eight habits that
will keep your mouth as healthy as ever.
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September 16, 2019
You wake up one morning and look in the mirror only to
notice that your teeth appear to be a bit longer than before. You tell yourself
it’s just your eyes playing tricks on you, but when you go for your regular
dental checkup, your dentist tells you that you have a receding gum line.
If this doesn’t make sense and you’re wondering how this could have happened, read
on to learn more about this common problem and what you can do about it.
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September 4, 2019
As the temperatures cool down outside, it’s likely you’re
preparing by pulling out the blankets, slipping on your comfy house shoes, stoking
a fire, and warming your taste buds with a deliciously warm beverage. While your
favorite coffee may taste good going down, it and other hot drinks can
be damaging to your oral health. Find out how and what you can do to prevent
your teeth from the negative effects of these tasty warm-weather concoctions.
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July 31, 2019
Very few things can ruin your day faster than a toothache. A
sudden pain shooting through your mouth can make you unable to focus on
anything else until the problem is solved. Besides making the discomfort go
away, the next thing on your mind is usually “why is this happening?” A dentist is here
to talk about the top 10 reasons why you have a toothache.
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July 18, 2019
A lot of us try to be healthy in as many ways as possible.
We schedule regular appointments with our primary care doctors, our eye
doctors, our OB/GYNs. But not everyone sees their dentist twice a year like
they should. It can bring so many benefits and prevent a whole bunch of health
problems from developing. Here are 6 reasons why you should book a regular appointment
with your dentist.
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