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Healthy Teeth for Fall

Posted by on Oct 13, 2018 in healthy teeth | 0 comments

Healthy Teeth for Fall

Fall is here and many holidays are on the horizon that could impact healthy teeth. Halloween, Christmas and Thanksgiving are all major times for lots of sugary treats and busy schedules. This can leave patients open to more oral health problems such as tooth decay. You can have healthy teeth throughout the fall, winter, holidays and busy times with the right oral hygiene practices. Use these tips for protecting your teeth against decay, tooth sensitivity with cold temperatures, damage from sugar and more! Educate Yourself About Sugar Sugar...

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Gum Disease Planing and Root Scaling

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in gum disease | 0 comments

Gum Disease Planing and Root Scaling

Gum disease affects more than 64.7 million Americans. This condition is a chronic disease that stems from poor oral hygiene habits. If plaque sits on the teeth, it’s acidic content causes the gums to recede and can lead to gum infections and tooth loss. If you have gum problems, root planing and scaling is a service that can help soothe your affected gums. This is a removal of infection and debris in gum pockets that can help patients combat the effects of this disease to reverse it. Gingivitis Many people know that taking care of the teeth...

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Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Posted by on Sep 26, 2018 in brushing and flossing, First Dental Visit | 0 comments

Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that children see a dentist within 6 months of getting their first tooth, or their first birthday? An early dental visit is a great way for dentists to see how the baby teeth are coming into the mouth. Many infants also struggle with baby bottle tooth decay, which is the decay of the delicate baby teeth due to sugars from milk and food. Find out how to avoid that decay and what to expect for your infant’s first dental visit! The First Dental Visit Scheduling your child’s...

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Why Do You Need a Dental Cleaning?

Posted by on Sep 22, 2018 in oral hygiene, teeth cleanings | 0 comments

Why Do You Need a Dental Cleaning?

Regular teeth cleanings do more than you might think! Did you know that your oral health can affect your overall health? That is why it’s so important to take those few minutes each day caring for your teeth and gums. One way to know how well you are doing with your oral health is to get a dental cleaning. This teeth cleaning is recommended every 6 months by the American Dental Association and dental professionals. Find out how this dental cleaning is different from the cleaning you do at home and why you need one twice a year! Support Good...

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How Is Dental Botox Different than Regular Botox?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in dental botox, TMJ | 0 comments

How Is Dental Botox Different than Regular Botox?

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons report that over 7.2 million Americans received Botox injections in 2017. This statistics could be even larger when you consider the small shops and amateurs that offer Botox injections to clients. This is a substance that can help get rid of fine lines and wrinkles, but it can be dangerous and cause nerve damage and injuries when it is used incorrectly. That is why you should consider Dental Botox from a dental professional, trained to know all the intricate nerves and tissues of the face. How Does...

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Understanding Dental Terms

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in dental terms | 0 comments

Understanding Dental Terms

Do you find yourself often confused by terms you hear in a dental office? Many patients do! What is an abscess? What is dental caries? The dentist says “posterior”, “anterior”, “occlusion” and other terms—what do they mean? Don’t get lost in dental terms used during your appointment! Here are some of the most common terms and services talked about in a dental office and what they mean. Dental Terms about Dental Conditions Cavities are known by many terms such as “dental caries”, “dental decay” and “tooth decay”. When you eat, sugars in your...

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Considering Dentures

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in dentures | 0 comments

Considering Dentures

If you take excellent care of your teeth throughout your entire life, you can expect to keep your permanent teeth for many decades. However, chronic conditions (such as diabetes), genetics and your diet can still lead to tooth loss as you age. When your teeth are lost as a senior citizen, it doesn’t mean your smile has to take a hit. We can restore your beautiful smile with dentures and partial dentures, giving you the confidence and health you want! Can You Keep Your Natural Teeth? Keeping your natural teeth is easy and only takes a few...

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Frequently Asked Dental Questions

Posted by on Aug 23, 2018 in dental health, oral care | 0 comments

Frequently Asked Dental Questions

Dentists see countless patients each year, all of which have dental questions. Many of those questions have to do with cavities and how a patient can take better care of their teeth and gums. Learn what some of the most frequently asked dental questions are (and their answers)! Why Should I See My Dentist Every Six Months? Tooth decay likes to fly under the radar until it has reached a level of “no return.” By the time you have noticeable symptoms, your tooth health is in real peril. This is why it is important to visit your dentist every six...

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The Different Types of Dental Emergencies

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in dental emergencies | 0 comments

The Different Types of Dental Emergencies

Nobody wants to have a dental emergency, but they happen every single day. The most common cause of dental emergencies is sports, especially contact sports. Physical activities and injuries (such as falling) can lead to broken or fractured teeth, knocked-out teeth and more. Some dental emergencies won’t be as severe as others, but all could lead to tooth loss without dental help. Find out what dental emergencies happen the most often and why you want to see a dentist immediately! Why Do Dental Emergencies Happen? More than 5 million teeth are...

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Fixing Infant Lip and Tongue Ties

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Early Dental Care, lip tie correction, tongue tie correction | 0 comments

Approximately 10 percent of babies are born with tongue tie (ankyloglossia) is a condition present at birth that restricts the tongue’s range of motion. or lip tie (sometimes both) which affects a tongue’s range of motion and can hinder an infant’s nursing ability and, later, speech development. “Tongue-tie can also affect the way a child eats, speaks and swallows.  Sometimes tongue-tie may not cause problems. Some cases may require a simple surgical procedure for correction,” reports the Mayo Clinic. Types of Frenectomy –...

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