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Are Your Teeth Sensitive to Temperature? Here’s What Could Be Causing Your Discomfort

September 11, 2019

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person with sensitive teeth in pain Have you sipped on a coffee or ice water and wondered, “Why are my teeth sensitive to hot and cold?” Tooth sensitivity isn’t always a serious concern. In fact, it’s a common oral condition that affects millions of Americans. It can also be a side effect of oral health problems like a cavity or infection.  Fortunately, there are multiple at-home remedies to help reduce your discomfort. Read on to learn what could be causing your sensitivity and how you can combat it. (more…)

4 Reasons Visiting the Dentist Shouldn’t Be On the Back Burner

August 13, 2019

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dentist showing patient their X-rayNobody necessarily wants to visit their dentist every six months for their checkups and cleanings, but brushing and flossing at home isn’t always enough to ward off oral health problems. Your dentist is able to provide you with necessary preventive treatments to help keep your wellbeing on the right track. Instead of waiting until a small issue like a cavity turns into something severe, like a tooth infection, it’s best to tackle it early. This will save you money, time, and hassle down the road. Read on for four reasons you’ll want to call your dentist to schedule an appointment today. (more…)

Studies Show That Sports Drinks Can Compromise Your Oral Health

July 13, 2019

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people working out with sports drinksWhether you’re an athlete and live on sports drinks, or frequently consume energy drinks to get a necessary boost that carries you through the rest of your day, these beverages can cause major damage to your enamel. Sometimes, it can be easy to overlook the health of your gums and teeth to keep your body going so you can get through your day and be productive. Most people don’t know that sports and energy drinks can cause up to three times more damage to your mouth than soda. Visit your dentist and read on to learn just how much of an impact your habit may be having on your mouth. (more…)

Your Dentist Explains the Ins and Outs of Tongue Cleaning

May 21, 2019

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Woman with tongue scraperEver since you were a child, you’ve been reminded to clean your teeth daily. But what about your tongue? Poor tongue hygiene could be the cause of that bad breath you can’t quite shake, even though you brush twice a day. If you’re unsure how to go about the preventive measure of tongue cleaning, it might be time to let your dentist explain this simple process. (more…)

Seeing Your Dentist Doesn’t Just Get Your Teeth Clean – Learn What Else They do for Your Health

April 15, 2019

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person talking to dentistYou may not know it, but by scheduling your semi-annual checkup and cleaning with your dentist, you’re doing wonders for your overall health. Rather than leaving small problems to become big ones, you choose to tackle them head-on while they’re still preventable. Not only does this save you money and time in the long run, but it also safeguards your smile and maintains your bright teeth. But what you don’t know is that your dentist is helping prevent way more than cavities. Learn about how your dentist protects you from serious health issues like oral cancer during your routine checkups and cleanings. (more…)

The Link Between Gum Disease and Your Heart

March 29, 2019

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person getting their teeth cleaned by dentistDid you know that plaque buildup in your mouth may be connected to the plaque in your arteries? If you’ve just been diagnosed with gum disease, you’re not alone. Because over 85% of the U.S. population are affected by it, it’s important to know the other potential health problems that it could cause. Protecting your oral health now means more than preventing bad breath; it could mean shielding yourself from the leading cause of death in the United States, heart disease.  (more…)

Your Dentist Explains Healthy Foods for Your Gums

February 15, 2019

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Woman eating green saladDid you know that February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month? Gum disease is an infection of your gums and supportive tissue that can lead to tooth loss and serious overall health issues if left untreated. In an effort to raise awareness on the importance of preventing gum disease, your dentist has put together a list of foods you can eat that will help keep your gums as healthy as possible.

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Want To Love Your Smile In 2019? Find Out How a Cosmetic Dentist Can Help

January 12, 2019

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Woman having the shade of her teeth matchedHappy New Year! If you’re looking for a creative resolution to make this year, why not decide to love your smile? You’ll not only be enhancing your appearance, but your self-confidence as well. And that alone will help you live your best life in 2019! Regardless of which cosmetic issues you may have, there’s a solution that can correct it – and usually in just 1-2 visits. Keep reading to learn about the procedures a cosmetic dentist can use to transform your smile this year!

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Traveling this Holiday? A Dentist Offers 4 Tips for Your Oral Health

December 4, 2018

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A family smiling outside.

You’ve got your luggage packed and your plane ticket secured. All that’s left to do now is wake up early tomorrow morning and pack your oral care kit before you leave. But what exactly do you have packed in it? Are there additional items worth having in case of an emergency?

Traveling for the holidays can be a stressful time, especially for your oral health. That’s why you should consider these four tips a dentist recommends to everyone who intends to travel in the near future.

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Your Dentist Gives 5 Oral Health Tips to Help During Flu Season

November 21, 2018

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woman lying in bed sick medicationUnfortunately, while you are preparing for the holidays, there’s a pressing issue that definitely shouldn’t be overlooked – the return of flu season. The months of November through March are critical times for your overall health, so your dentist says that along with receiving your annual flu shot, it’s important to incorporate some supplemental habits into your regimen. Learn 5 practices that will help to protect your health during flu season.

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