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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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The Role Oral Bacteria Plays In Your Mouth

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in oral bacteria, oral care | 0 comments

The Role Oral Bacteria Plays In Your Mouth

Bacteria gets a bad rap and usually it is for a good reason. But, there are some important roles that bacteria play in your mouth everyday! There are over 700 different strains of bacteria in the human mouth. Bacteria called probiotics, are helpful bacteria that promote digestion of foods. Other bacteria protect our teeth and gums. Your Oral Microbiome Did you know that your mouth is full of bacteria, not all of which is harmful? While it is true that some species of bacteria in your mouth can trigger disease, tooth decay and negatively...

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Remedy for Dry Mouth

Posted by on Jul 6, 2018 in dry mouth, healthy teeth | 0 comments

Remedy for Dry Mouth

Many people suffer from a condition called Dry Mouth. The severity of this condition ranges from being, simply, annoying to really harmful and hazardous to your general and dental health. Saliva is needed to help with breaking down your food for digestion, for appreciating the taste of your food and for neutralizing acids produced by bacteria that cause decay.  Learn these tips for treating your dry mouth symptoms. What is the Purpose of Saliva? It may not be something you think about much, but saliva plays a critical role in your mouth and...

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5 Things You Might Not Think About Your Teeth and Summer

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in dental health, healthy teeth, mouthguards, summer dental tips | 0 comments

Summer is in full swing, and your teeth are probably low on your priority list. But, with just a little effort, you can help your mouth stay healthy and keep your teeth safe. Here are five things you might not think about your teeth and the summer season. Brush Your Teeth After Swimming After a dip in the neighborhood pool, chances are you are AREN’T thinking about brushing your teeth….. But some swimming pools have extra high chlorine levels that can weaken your teeth.  By brushing your teeth after swimming in a chlorinated pool you...

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Changes In Your Tooth Enamel Over Time

Posted by on Jun 30, 2018 in dental health, healthy teeth, nutrition and teeth, sugar and your teeth, tooth decay | 0 comments

Changes In Your Tooth Enamel Over Time

Just like the body can change, your tooth enamel can change over time too. This actually happens every single day without you knowing it. Depending on what you eat and drink throughout the day, your teeth demineralize and remineralize to different degrees. Your oral hygiene, your health and even your age can determine if your tooth enamel is changing in ways that will hurt or harm your oral health. Find out how your tooth enamel changes daily and throughout your life and why! First, What is Tooth Enamel Tooth enamel is the hard, outer surface...

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The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Pediatric Dentistry | 0 comments

The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

What can pediatric dentistry offer that general dentistry cannot? Some dentists are specifically trained to treat different age groups and/or conditions.  Others specialize in root canals (endodontics), family dentistry or more. Pediatric dentistry is a specialized form of dentistry that involves extra training and certification beyond general dentistry. These dentists are schooled in child psychology and receive training for performing dental work on children and even infants. Find out why family and pediatric dentistry is very important for...

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What’s A Dental Hygienist?

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in dental exams, teeth cleanings | 0 comments

What’s A Dental Hygienist?

If you have been to a dental office, then you have received dental assistance from both the dentist and other professionals in the office. Those other professionals are dental hygienists and they play a vital role in helping the dentist keep your mouth healthy. They have specific training, as well as tasks that they perform during dental cleanings, exams and even more major dental procedures. Learn what a dental hygienist is and what role they play in your dental health!   Experience In a Dental Office If you’ve been to a dental office...

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Are You Brushing and Flossing Correctly?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in brushing and flossing | 0 comments

Are You Brushing and Flossing Correctly?

Did you know that there are proper ways you should be brushing and flossing your teeth? There are also various types of toothbrushes, toothpastes and dental products that are designed to fit specific mouth sizes, dental needs and more. Brushing and flossing correctly involves knowing proper technique as well as how often you need to do it, why, and the effect those habits have on your dental health. Let us help you learn the proper technique and additional tips for brushing and flossing correctly!   Oral Hygiene Habits Did you know that...

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Improve Your Oral Health This Year

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 in dental health, healthy teeth, oral care | 0 comments

Improve Your Oral Health This Year

Summertime is fast approaching. Many people made worthy resolutions and goals at the start of the year, and diet and exercise often top that list. However, having better oral health should also be a main goal for people. Why? Studies show that more than ½ of all American children and adults have tooth decay, gum disease and other oral health problems. Almost all of those oral problems can be avoided with simple, effective oral hygiene habits. Find out why people should be more concerned about their oral health and what small measures you can...

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